noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of Foot Guards
Examples from the Web for foot guards
The Duke of Ormond has got his regiment of foot-guards, I know not who has the rest.The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift
The Brigade of Guards—the infantry of the household troops—comprises the five regiments of foot-guards.
There are the body-guards, the foot-guards, the horse-guards, and other such troops.The Road to Paris|Robert Neilson Stephens
There is also the night watchman, who is an ex-corporal of the Foot-guards, and whose character is of the best.Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels|Mrs. Charles Bryce
In the house where I live six of the Prussian foot-guards were quartered.Frederic Shoberl Narrative of the Most Remarkable Events Which Occurred In and Near Leipzig|Frederic Shoberl (1775-1853)