HyperDic: serjeant-at-arms

English > 1 sense of the word serjeant-at-arms:
NOUNperson serjeant-at-arms, sergeant at armsan officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
English > serjeant-at-arms: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands.
Synonymsergeant 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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