Household Brigade

/ˌhaʊshoʊld brəˈgeɪd/ (say .howshohld bruh'gayd)

the regiments of cavalry and foot guards which provide escorts and guards for the British sovereign and the royal family.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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