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Palace Guard

term used in alluding to Richard Nixon’s zealous, ardent staff, with reference to Watergate and cover-up. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
See: Zeal
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Colonel Belik was born in Adis Abeba, the capital of the empire, and until recently had been in command of the emperor's palace guard.
At the clash of steel, palace guards rushed to the scene from other parts of the great building until those who would have defended U-Thor were outnumbered two to one, and then the jed of Manatos slowly withdrew with his forces, and fighting his way through the corridors and chambers of the palace came at last to the avenue.
The hired foreign palace guards of Louis XVI, a king of France that was beheaded by his people.
In 1975, India sent troops to disperse the palace guard in Sikkim, imprisoned the king and turned Sikkim into an Indian state.
He reports his find to a palace guard, and for his good deed is arrested and accused.
com/supergirl-season-2-spoilers-kara-hank-alex-maggie-learn-about-roulettes-underground-2436987) Season 2, episode 4 of "Supergirl," Mon-El told Kara, Alex (Chyler Leigh), J'onn (David Harewood) and Winn (Jeremy Jordan) that he worked as a palace guard for the royal family of Daxam before he found himself on Earth.
On his arrival at the Palace the Bulgarian Ambassador was greeted by the Commandant of the Palace Guard and Helsinki Garrison Commander while a military orchestra played the national anthem of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Meanwhile, Kiir and his palace guard continue to systematically loot South Sudan.
According to a tweet by President Nicos Anastasiades, the government team won comfortably "with my guidance" though he was challenged on the fact that victory was assured more by the members of the palace guard than the members of the cabinet who played.
Bill retains the impishness and exuberance of the Horrible Histories TV series, albeit on a larger canvas and with a vast menagerie of characters including a spear-wielding palace guard with an appreciation for Elizabethan 'choons', and an overly enthusiastic collector of dead bodies.
In the press conference, he also spoke about the attack on the headquarters of the HE-rriyet daily on Sunday evening, calling those involved "the palace guard and his [Erdoy-an] militia forces.
Hindered by palace intrigue and the machinations of power seeking courtiers and officials, she enlists the help of Valderin, head of the palace guard.