Definition of Guard of honor
1. Noun. An escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral.
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Literary usage of Guard of honor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The United States in Our Own Time: A History from Reconstruction to by Elisha Benjamin Andrews (1903)
"CATAFALQUE AND guard of honor.—DISTINGUISHED MEN IN PROCESSION. "LET US HAVE PEACE." AT AND NEAR THE TOMB.—THE PROCESSION ARRIVES.— THE HERO AT REST. ..."
2. Trial of Queen Caroline by Caroline, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1874)
"When I say guard, I mean a simple soldier in the guard of honor. ... What guard of honor ?—The guard of honor of the King of Italy. ..."