guardsman

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noun guards·man \ ˈgärdz-mən \

Definition of guardsman

:a member of a military body called guard or guards

Examples of guardsman in a Sentence

  1. Guardsmen were deployed to the region.

Recent Examples of guardsman from the Web

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First Known Use of guardsman

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GUARDSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

guardsman

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Definition of guardsman for English Language Learners

  • : a U.S. soldier in the National Guard or the Coast Guard

  • : a British soldier in the Guards


GUARDSMAN Defined for Kids

guardsman

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noun guards·man \ ˈgärdz-mən \

Definition of guardsman for Students

plural guardsmen \-mən\
:a member of a national guard, coast guard, or other similar military body

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