swordbearer

sword-bearer

[sawrd-bair-er]
noun British.
an official who carries the sword of state on ceremonial occasions, as before the sovereign, a magistrate, or the like.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English swerd berer. See sword, bearer

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swordbearer (ˈsɔːdˌbɛərə)
 
n
an official who carries a ceremonial sword

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