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(RQ:Churchill Celebrity)A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, together with a huge gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes.
2016, Anastasia Dukova, ''A History of the Dublin Metropolitan Police and its Colonial Legacy'', Springer ((ISBN)), page 139
- The Garda Regulations 1924 required a candidate for appointment as a guard to be able to produce satisfactory references as to his character
The part of a sword that protects the wielder's hand.
A state of caution; posture of defence.
Something worn to protect part of the body, e.g. the shins in cricket.
A ground grappling position in which one combatant has their back to the ground while attempting to control the other combatant using their legs.
A player playing a position named guard.
An employee, normally travelling in the last vehicle of a train, responsible for the safety of the train.
- When an engineer wished to stop a swiftly moving train he had first to whistle to the guard requesting him to apply the hand-brake of the van, and then apply the hand-brake of the engine. Guards did not always hear.
*(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 2)
To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like.
To watch by way of caution or defense; to be caution; to be in a state or position of defense or safety.
To protect the edge of, especially with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.
*(RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing)