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  • noun Plural form of guardsman.


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  • The guardsmen were the worst; they still believed that she truly would return.

    Kaz the Minotaur Knaak, Richard A. 2004

  • "Continue your work for peace!" called the guardsmen to those on the wall.

    Magicians of Gor Norman, John, 1931- 1988

  • Near the entrances to Harness Street, off the Wall Road, I turned about. “Continue your work for peace! ” called the guardsmen to those on the wall.

    Magicians of Gor Norman, John, 1931- 1988

  • The leader of the guardsmen was a big, burly man, by trade a butcher.

    The Belgians to the Front William Almon Wolff 1909

  • Four or five times every week, Whitfield says, the Memorial Ladies and the guardsmen are the only witnesses at funerals of veterans who were homeless or outlived immediate relatives. Chronicle 2009

  • Many of the guardsmen questioned felt that they were under attack when the incident happened.

    Forty Years Of Asking Why. Kent State Shooting Conspiracies. | myFiveBest 2010

  • Yet at night, the sprawling city becomes a hive of heavily guarded enclaves, most districts possessing their own weapons stockpiles and deploying their local guardsmen to stand post at the major intersections leading to their homes.

    Rival Militias Battle in Libyan Capital Margaret Coker 2012

  • The guardsmen massed at several places in the city, including the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue.

    A Rare Turn in Spotlight for Guard Joseph De Avila 2011

  • Since Sunday, 24 people have been killed at the El Rodeo prison in Guatire, east of the capital - 21 prisoners, one visitor and two national guardsmen who stormed the complex Friday and died in a gunbattle.

    Armed Inmates Hold Off Troops at Venezuelan Prison 2011

  • The government sent a joint force of presidential guardsmen, parachute commandos and police on Friday to the country's commercial capital, Bobo Dioulasso, where disgruntled troops demanding higher wages had spent several days looting and shooting into the air.

    Burkinabé Soldiers Face Prosecution After Mutiny 2011


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