HyperDic: sergeant_at_arms

English > 1 sense of the expression sergeant at arms:
NOUNperson sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-armsan officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
English > sergeant at arms: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands.
Synonymserjeant-at-arms
Categorylegislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makerspersons who make or amend or repeal laws
Broaderofficeholder, officersomeone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust

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