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A yeoman of the British monarch's royal guard.

[Earlier, well-fed servant.]
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(Military) a nickname often applied to the Yeomen of the Guard and the Yeomen Warders at the Tower of London
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(ˈbifˌi tər)

a yeoman of the English royal guard or a warder of the Tower of London.
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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
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[ˈbiːfˌiːtəʳ] N (Brit) → alabardero m de la Torre de Londres
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[ˈbiːfiːtər] nhallebardier m (de la tour de Londres)beef sausage nsaucisse f de Strasbourg
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References in classic literature ?
"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!
He had been invited to be the special guest of honour at the celebrations organised by Beefeater Steak Houses to mark the occasion.
Meal deal including breakfast and two-course evening meal at the Beefeater next door, PS24.99.
Name and address: Beefeater, Morton Park, Darlington Type of food: Pub grub Price range: Starters around PS5, mains around the PS12-PS15 mark, desserts about PS5 Cost of a drink: Pint of Corona PS4.19, glass of merlot PS4.29, G&T PS4.19, J20 PS2.79 First impressions: On a grey, miserable day with rain bouncing off the pavements, what you need is a warm welcome.
And elsewhere, Chief Beefeater Chris Morton announces his imminent retirement, meaning the Mace and Gaoler's axe will be handed on to the next generation.
UK-based property company LXi REIT plc (LSE: LXI) has exchanged contracts to forward purchase the new Premier Inn hotel and Beefeater restaurant currently under construction at Spanish City Promenade, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, the company said.
The firm has exchanged contracts to buy the new Premier Inn hotel and Beefeater restaurant, which is currently under construction at Spanish City Promenade.
PREMIER Inn want to bring a Beefeater restaurant to the PS10m re-development of the derelict Tudno Castle Hotel in Llandudno.