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sergeants-at-arms

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  • n. Plural form of sergeant-at-arms.

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Examples

  • All press conferences, whether regularly scheduled or irregular, shall be attended by two heavily armed sergeants-at-arms -- full-auto Heckler & Koch MP5s would be about right -- fully authorized to use any means necessary to suppress anything they feel like suppressing.

    McClellan Replacement Wish

  • Last month, Parliament's head of security Russel Christopher told a meeting of African sergeants-at-arms in Parliament that the new system would include better X-ray machines, a radio network throughout the parliamentary complex, and more surveillance cameras in strategic areas.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Last month, Parliament's head of security Russel Christopher, told a meeting of African sergeants-at-arms in Parliament that the new system would include better x-ray machines, a radio network throughout the parliamentary complex and more surveillance cameras in strategic areas.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dr Ginwala and Senator Coetsee also paid tribute to the retiring sergeants-at-arms of the National Assembly and Senate, Mr Johan

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Although Philips military establishment did not have an equivalent to the Four Grand Marshals of France who served as pall-bearers to that monarch, twelve high-ranking officers of the guard, followed by two sergeants-at-arms carrying maces, marched in double ranks. 30

    The Funeral of Duke Philip the Good

  • The men-at-arms and heralds stood around the catafalque, while the prelates, barons, chamberlains, and higher officers took their places in the choir, where no one else was admitted; sergeants-at-arms and heralds guarded the entry.

    The Funeral of Duke Philip the Good

  • At this moment the chamberlains and the sergeants-at-arms approached the grave; the chamberlains tossed their batons of office into the grave, and then the sergeants did the same with their staffs.

    The Funeral of Duke Philip the Good

  • Gradually the catcalls and boos died away as several self-appointed sergeants-at-arms persuaded a few hot-headed individuals to sit down.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • Mr. Miles, state treasurer of the party, had called together Mr. Heyl, Mr. Davidson and some of the sergeants-at-arms and was making arrangements to take up a collection from the audience.

    The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt

  • Mr. Miles had started to go on the platform to announce this collection and the sergeants-at-arms proceeded to their various places to get instructions, and I went to the stage door.

    The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt

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