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officer of the guard

noun, Military
an officer, acting under the officer of the day, who is responsible for the instruction, discipline, and performance of duty of the guard in a post, camp, or station.
Abbreviation: OG, O.G. Unabridged
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  • The two ex-rulers were not allowed to meet or converse together, even at meals, without an officer of the guard at their elbow.
British Dictionary definitions for officer of the guard

officer of the guard

a junior officer whose duty is to command a ceremonial guard OG
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