Definition of Honor guard
1. Noun. An escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Honor Guard
Literary usage of Honor guard
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bloody Beaches: The Marines at Peleliu by Gordon D. Gayle (1996)
"... On 27 September 1944, the US flag was raised over Peleliu, symbolizing that the island was secured. The honor guard was thur P. Watson, ..."
2. The Practices and Procedures of the Investigating Services of the Deparment edited by Strom Thurmond (1998)
"He was also in the honor guard and was making plans to be in the National Honor Guard. He was nominated Airman of the Quarter in April 1992. ..."
3. Uniforms of the Armed Forces of Eastern European Countries by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"... for Airborne Troops Parade Duty Uniform Spring/ Fall — for honor guard iVv= Duty Uniform jp for Tank Crew Members Parade Duty Uniform — Summer for Honor ..."