corporal's guard

noun

Definition of corporal's guard

1 : the small detachment commanded by a corporal
2 : a small group

First Known Use of corporal's guard

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Corporal's guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corporal%27s%20guard. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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