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palace guard

noun
1.
the security force protecting a palace.
2.
a group of trusted advisers who often control access to a sovereign, president, or other chief executive.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • The official in charge of the palace guard seems to have played a lesser role.
  • The palace guard and the gendarmerie will go tomorrow.
  • The palace guard and the gendarmerie will go to-morrow.

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