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  • n. The profession of a bodyguard, protecting another from harm.


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  • How come the Princess Royal managed to grow up, successfully and quietly have two children and none of them have had all this "bodyguarding".

    Evening Standard - Home

  • People who think looking hard or having a two week 2 bob certificate in "bodyguarding" from some clueless firm makes them the dogs bollocks.

    Army Rumour Service

  • But past events prompt current ones in the book's plot, too, as Spenser discovers in the aftermath of a bodyguarding assignment gone wrong.

    Death in L.A.; Southern Suspicion; Spenser Gets Artistic

  • We took out a yellow pages ad, offered our services, which included security -- mostly door-shaking -- and bodyguarding and other investigations, civil and criminal, and got a little business that way, but who we really wanted calling us was the lawyers in town.

    Private Eyes ... They're Watchin' You ...

  • But there's more to this than pure cinephiliac appreciation: Back in 1993 I had the great privilege of bodyguarding Miss Faye.

    GreenCine Daily: DVDs, 2/20.

  • Not like Leo did, but we did a couple gigs bodyguarding him.

    I Am Not A Psychic!

  • The handwriting was almost indecipherable, but I could make it out: To my two good bodyguarding cop buddies and honorary paisans, Leo and Eddie.

    I Am Not A Psychic!

  • The US Secret Service responsible for bodyguarding the President and President Elect are not concerned with the editors of tabloids.

    Time for action not inaction

  • (As a result, the judge has endured years of bodyguarding by the U.S. Marshals Service.)

    Can Mukasey Manage?

  • Couple times, I did some bodyguarding stuff, had a gun waved in my direction once, but only carried a piece on the job maybe three time in six years, and it only came out of the holster once and nobody knew that but me ...

    The Big Snore


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