- (in Britain) an infantry unit forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch.
Origin of Foot Guards
Examples from the Web for foot guards
Historical Examples of foot guards
The Duke of Ormond has got his regiment of foot-guards, I know not who has the rest.The Journal to Stella
Fifty foot-guards, with drums and trumpets, closed the procession.Thackerayana
William Makepeace Thackeray
He who had first approached was Count von Romberg, a captain in the foot-guards.
There are the body-guards, the foot-guards, the horse-guards, and other such troops.
The Brigade of Guards—the infantry of the household troops—comprises the five regiments of foot-guards.