- 1A member of the British sovereign’s bodyguard, first established by Henry VII, now having only ceremonial duties and wearing Tudor dress as uniform. Also called beefeater.More example sentences
- The Yeomen of the Guard, with their red robes and long spears, stood at attention.
- The Yeomen of the Guard marched in and took their positions in the crowd to make way when the Queen arrived.
- They were presented with a pouch containing silver one, two, three and four penny pieces from golden trays held by the Yeomen of the Guard.
- 1.1Used erroneously to refer to a Yeoman Warder.More example sentences
- The Yeomen Warders are often incorrectly referred to as Yeomen of the Guard, which is actually a distinct corps of Royal Bodyguards.
More definitions of Yeoman of the GuardDefinition of Yeoman of the Guard in:
- The US English dictionary