footguards

footguards

(ˈfʊtˌɡɑːdz)
n
(Military) foot soldiers with ceremonial duties
References in classic literature ?
George comes across the water again and makes his way to that curious region lying about the Haymarket and Leicester Square which is a centre of attraction to indifferent foreign hotels and indifferent foreigners, racket-courts, fighting- men, swordsmen, footguards, old china, gaming-houses, exhibitions, and a large medley of shabbiness and shrinking out of sight.
First played in France in the 1970s Powerchair football sees teams of four - a goalkeeper, two wingers and, like Ed, a centre - take to a standard sized basketball court, with players using electric wheelchairs fitted with footguards to attack, defend and "kick" the oversized, 13in football.
It consisted of a lengthy procession from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey, lit by some six hundred flambeaux carried by the footmen who accompanied the 'numerous Train of Mourning Coaches belonging to the Nobility' and footguards with drums.
Powerchair football, also known as wheelchair football, involves teams of four players using powerchairs equipped with footguards which attack, defend and spin-kick a 330mm football.
Despite having to make clothes for the Household Cavalry and all five footguards' regiments, his top priority was William's Irish Guards outfit.
Mr Kashket's North London-based firm created a total of 2,000 wedding uniforms, William's Irish Guards outfit as well as uniforms for the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment and five footguards' regiments.
"The North American Black Bear, whose fur is used, are not killed specifically for the Footguards caps," the spokesperson said.
I'm alternating somewhere between a fierce Footguards sergeant major and an avuncular captain, however forget that I am dealing with poorly paid civilians and not soldiers at my peril.
I SEE politically-correct Labour MPs have found yet another thing to complain about - bearskins used by Her Majesty's footguards.
The Welsh Guards was established in February 26, 1915, as the youngest of the UK's footguards. Two days later, the battalion mounted its first King's Guard at Buckingham Palace on March 1, 1915 - St David's Day.
John White from Sutton Coldfield, in the uniform of the first Footguards of 1812, took time out from his duties as an historic interpreter for the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery at yesterday's Discovery Day to take a ride on the carousel in Victoria Square