beefeater


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beef·eat·er

 (bēf′ē′tər)
n.
A yeoman of the British monarch's royal guard.

[Earlier, well-fed servant.]

beefeater

(ˈbiːfˌiːtə)
n
(Military) a nickname often applied to the Yeomen of the Guard and the Yeomen Warders at the Tower of London

beef•eat•er

(ˈbifˌi tər)

n.
a yeoman of the English royal guard or a warder of the Tower of London.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beefeater - officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarchbeefeater - officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
bodyguard, escort - someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
Translations

beefeater

[ˈbiːfˌiːtəʳ] N (Brit) → alabardero m de la Torre de Londres

Beefeater

[ˈbiːfiːtər] nhallebardier m (de la tour de Londres)beef sausage nsaucisse f de Strasbourg
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I was to-day at Court and saw Raymond among the beefeaters, staying to see the Queen; so I put him in a better station, made two or three dozen of bows, and went to Church, and then to Court again to pick up a dinner, as I did with Sir John Stanley, and then we went to visit Lord Mountjoy, and just now left him, and
Beefeaters were before the august box; the Marquis of Steyne (Lord of the Powder Closet) and other great officers of state were behind the chair on which he sat, HE sat--florid of face, portly of person, covered with orders, and in a rich curling head of hair--how we sang God save him
Mortgage advisor Paul Brown and wife Rhiannon racked up an average of PS91 a time at the Beefeater chain's restaurants before fleeing.
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The firm has exchanged contracts to buy the new Premier Inn hotel and Beefeater restaurant, which is currently under construction at Spanish City Promenade.
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A WOMAN Beefeater who won a bullying case against colleagues is the face of a recruitment drive for Tower of London warders.