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Definitions of Guards

  1. General name for the regiments of household troops: life guards, cavalry of household troops; a body of select troops for the protection of a prince. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Guards

  1. A commission in the Guards was next offered to him. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  2. We have a good deal of trouble with young guards – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens