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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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Yeomen Warders, who safeguard the Crown Jewels, are up in arms about pension changes.
One tourist attraction is the "Ceremony of the Keys," when the keys to the keep were handed over by the Yeomen Warders of the Tower to the military guard.
Above: Yeomen Warders walking through the House of Lords, as part of a ceremonial search of Westminster and its cellars ahead of the State Opening of Parliament