guard of honor

noun phrase

Examples of guard of honor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Queen Camilla signed a visitor’s book on her way out and left Catterick Garrison through a guard of honor and street-lining procession. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 22 Apr. 2024 Madrid went on to win the Spanish Super Cup 4-1 in the final against Barcelona on Sunday, but there was no guard of honor by Atletico before the match at the Metropolitano. Tales Azzoni, USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2024 In an elementary school hallway, students formed a guard of honor for a teacher about to experience a life-changing moment. Seth Carnell, USA TODAY, 8 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of guard of honor was in 1816

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Cite this Entry

“Guard of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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