- skip - Brewer’s

Household Troops

.

Those troops whose special duty it is to attend the sovereign and guard the metropolis. They consist of the 1st and 2nd Life-guards, the Royal Horseguards, and the three regiments of Footguards called the Grenadier, Coldstream, and Scots Fusilier Guards.

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

House-bote
House-flag (A)
House-leek [Jove’s beard]
House Spirits
House-top
House and Home
House of Correction
House of God (The)
House that Jack Built (The)
Household Gods
Household Troops
Housel
Houssain (Prince)
Houyhnhnms (whinhims)
How Do You Do?
Howard
Howdah
Howdie
Howitzers
Howleglass
Hrimfaxi