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officer of the guard

noun, Military.
1.
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.
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  • Rafferty told me Mr. Lanier was officer-of-the-guard, and everybody else was at the dance.

    Lanier of the Cavalry Charles King
  • Then he hunted up a subaltern of his own grade whom he knew would probably be the detail for officer-of-the-guard that evening.

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officer of the guard

noun
1.
a junior officer whose duty is to command a ceremonial guard OG
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