guardsman

guardsman
UK [ˈɡɑː(r)dzmən] / US [ˈɡɑrdzmən] noun [countable]
Word forms "guardsman":
singular guardsman plural guardsmen
1) a soldier in a Guards regiment of the British army
2) a member of the US National Guard

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  • Guardsman — Guards man, n.; pl. {Guardsmen}. 1. One who guards; a guard. [1913 Webster] 2. A member, either officer or private, of any military body called Guards. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guardsman — is a rank used instead of Private in some military units that serve as the official bodyguard of a sovereign or head of state. It is also used as a generic term for any member of a Guards unit of any rank.The British Army Foot Guards Regiments… …   Wikipedia

  • guardsman — ► NOUN 1) (in the UK) a soldier of a regiment of Guards. 2) (in the US) a member of the National Guard …   English terms dictionary

  • guardsman — [gärdz′mən] n. pl. guardsmen [gärdz′mən] 1. a member of any military body called a “guard” ☆ 2. any member of a National Guard …   English World dictionary

  • guardsman — [[t]gɑ͟ː(r)dzmən[/t]] guardsmen also Guardsman 1) N COUNT In Britain, a guardsman is a soldier who is a member of one of the regiments of Guards. 2) N COUNT In the United States, a guardsman is a soldier who is a member of the National Guard …   English dictionary

  • Guardsman — see guardsman …   English dictionary

  • Guardsman (comics) — Guardsman was the name of a superhero in the Marvel Universe, but was later applied to a small squad of agents. He/they wear suits of power armor while working security at the Vault; the suits were designed by Tony Stark, better known as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Guardsman (disambiguation) — Guardsman may refer to: * Guardsman , a military rank * Guardsman (comics) , the armored character in Marvel Comics * The Guardsman , a 1931 film * Son of the Guardsman , 1946 film …   Wikipedia

  • guardsman — noun Date: 1648 a member of a military body called guard or guards …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • guardsman — /gahrdz meuhn/, n., pl. guardsmen. 1. a person who acts as a guard. 2. a member of the U.S. National Guard. 3. Brit. a member of any select body of troops traditionally organized to protect the person of the sovereign. [1810 20; GUARD + S3 or S1… …   Universalium

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