Definition of Guard of honor

1. Noun. An escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral.

Exact synonyms: Honor Guard
Generic synonyms: Escort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guard Of Honor

guaranties
guarantor
guarantors
guaranty
guarantying
guard's van
guard-dog
guard boat
guard cell
guard dog
guard dogs
guard duty
guard hair
guard mounting
guard of honor (current term)
guard of honour
guard rail
guard rails
guard ship
guard station
guard stations
guardable
guardage
guardages
guardant
guardant(ip)
guardants
guarddog
guarddogs

Literary usage of Guard of honor

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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. ..."

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