palace guard

noun

Definition of palace guard 

1 : a body of men stationed to protect a castle or its occupants

2 : a king's, president's, or other chief executive's inner circle of intimates and advisers complained that a palace guard —made up of men never elected to serve—is running the governmentSpringfield (Massachusetts) Union

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