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- n. Alternative spelling of sergeant-at-arms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See Sergeant-at-arms, under Sergeant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
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So while you may not wish a lobby pass and I'm sure i heard the serjeant-at-arms discussing your application..., there's not a lot of need for it, is there?
The pack pony bearing their baggage was a hard-mouthed, contrary beast and occasionally, her father's serjeant-at-arms, had to yank on the lead rein to remind it who was master.
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.
The child was named Henry, styled Prince of Wales, and given a serjeant-at-arms on the 14th, and a clerk of the signet on the 19th of February.
The city doctrine was, that if the House of Commons had a serjeant-at-arms, they had a serjeant-at-mace.
The messenger of the serjeant-at-arms attempted to take one of them into custody in his own shop in the city.
The serjeant-at-arms failed to find them, and was jeered at by their workmen.