from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A guard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as presidial.
- n. pl. presidiaries (-riz). A guard.
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Tembarom's favorite chair, which occupied a point of vantage, seemed to Mr. Palford and Mr. Grimby when they entered the room to wear the aspect of a sort of presidiary audience.