Serjeant-at-arms
Serjeant Ser"jeant, Serjeantcy Ser"jeant*cy, etc. See {Sergeant}, {Sergeantcy}, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Serjeant-at-arms}. See {Sergeant-at-arms}, under {Sergeant}. [1913 Webster]


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  • serjeant at arms — UK [ˌsɑː(r)dʒənt ət ˈɑː(r)mz] US [ˌsɑrdʒənt ət ˈɑrmz] noun [countable] [singular serjeant at arms plural ˌserjeants at ˈarms] [plural] an official in a court of law or in par …   Useful english dictionary

  • serjeant at arms — (Brit.) officer that is appointed to maintain law and order …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Serjeant-at-Arms — A Serjeant at Arms (also spelled Sergeant at Arms, and sometimes Serjeant at Arms) is an officer appointed by a deliberative body, usually a legislature, to keep order during its meetings. The word serjeant is derived from the Latin serviens ,… …   Wikipedia

  • serjeant at arms — UK [ˌsɑː(r)dʒənt ət ˈɑː(r)mz] / US [ˌsɑrdʒənt ət ˈɑrmz] noun [countable] Word forms serjeant at arms : singular serjeant at arms plural serjeants at arms [plural] an official in a court of law or in parliament in the UK whose job is to make… …   English dictionary

  • serjeant at arms — ser|jeant at arms [ ,sardʒənt ət armz ] a British spelling of sergeant at arms …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • serjeant-at-arms — (also sergeant at arms) noun (plural serjeants at arms) 1》 an official of a legislative assembly whose duties include maintaining order and security. 2》 historical a knight or armed officer in the service of the monarch or a lord …   English new terms dictionary

  • serjeant-at-arms — /sadʒənt ət ˈamz/ (say sahjuhnt uht ahmz) noun → sergeant at arms …   Australian English dictionary

  • serjeant-at-arms — See sergeant at arms …   Black's law dictionary

  • serjeant-at-arms — noun an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands • Syn: ↑sergeant at arms • Topics: ↑legislature, ↑legislative assembly, ↑legislative body, ↑general assembly, ↑law makers …   Useful english dictionary

  • SERJEANT-AT-ARMS —    an officer attendant on the Speaker of the House of Commons, whose duty it is to preserve order and arrest any offender against the rules of the House …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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