officer of the guard


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officer of the guard

n
(Military) a junior officer whose duty is to command a ceremonial guard. Abbreviation: OG
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He said he knew where the hotel was, I suppose, for the officer of the guard sent him away with me.
He saw that when the Lady Maud accompanied him they were wont to repair to the farthermost extremities of the palace grounds where, by a little postern gate, she admitted a certain officer of the Guards to whom the Queen had forbidden the privilege of the court.
Behind her in the doorway appeared a student with a crimson coat collar, an officer of the Guards, a girl of fifteen, and a plump rosy-faced boy in a short jacket.

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