Life Guards


noun

(in Britain) a cavalry regiment forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch.

Origin of Life Guards

First recorded in 1640–50
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Life Guards

pl n

(in Britain) a cavalry regiment forming part of the Household Brigade, who wear scarlet jackets and white plumes in their helmets
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