Coldstream Guards


noun (used with a plural verb)

a guard regiment of the English royal household: formed in Coldstream, Scotland, 1659–60, and instrumental in restoring the English monarchy under Charles II.

Also called Cold-stream·ers [kohld-stree-merz] /ˈkoʊldˌstri mərz/.
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