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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands.

Usage examples (20)
  • Almost immediately a serjeant-at-arms confronted him.
  • Likewise, Taita had followed the advice of the serjeant-at-arms.
  • He then brought actions against the speaker and the serjeant-at-arms, but the courts upheld the action of the House.
  • Proclamation for silence having been made by the Lord Steward's serjeant-at-arms, the commission was read, the lords standing up, uncovered. for more
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