Train band

trainband

[treyn-band]
noun English History.
a company of trained militia organized in London and elsewhere in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.

Origin:
1620–30; train(ed) + band1

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trainband (ˈtreɪnˌbænd)
 
n
a company of English militia from the 16th to the 18th century
 
[C17: altered from trained band]

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