gentleman-at-arms

noun
gen·​tle·​man-at-arms | \ ˈjen-tᵊl-mən-at-ˈärmz How to pronounce gentleman-at-arms (audio) , ˈje-nᵊl- \
plural gentlemen-at-arms

Definition of gentleman-at-arms

: one of a military corps of 40 gentlemen who attend the British sovereign on state occasions

First Known Use of gentleman-at-arms

1583, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gentleman-at-arms was in 1583

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“Gentleman-at-arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentleman-at-arms. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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