Horse Guards


noun (used with a plural verb)

a body of cavalry serving as a guard.
a cavalry brigade from the household troops of the British monarch.

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Origin of Horse Guards

First recorded in 1635–45
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British Dictionary definitions for Horse Guards

Horse Guards

pl n

the cavalry regiment that, together with the Life Guards, comprises the cavalry part of the British sovereign's Household Brigade
their headquarters in Whitehall, London: also the headquarters of the British Army
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