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.

    T. Tembarom


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