A grenadier Guardsman would serve the couple “gin and orange and beef sandwiches by the open fire.”
Tonight, he will host a dinner at Buckingham Palace in his role of Colonel of the grenadier Guards.
A grenadier Guards sergeant who was among the audience told the paper, "It was really tip-top."
The regiment stood in column of companies, bayonets fixed and shouldered, the grenadier company leading.
As my eye flashed upon them, they stiffened up like grenadier recruits.
With her tall, spare form and her lean, square shoulders Miss Betsey looked like a grenadier.
I was so different from the grenadier, so irreconcilable with Elsa's fancy portrait.
The moon was shining brightly, and the men at once stood to their arms, and the grenadier Guards answered by a volley.
He had taken me for a grenadier of the 42d; and I lacked the moral courage to undeceive him.
She rose majestically, and went out with her head high and the step of a grenadier.
1670s, originally a word for soldiers "who were dexterous in flinging hand-granados" [Evelyn], from French grenadier (15c.), from Middle French grenade "grenade" (see grenade); later "the tallest and finest men in the regiment" [OED].