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beefeater

yeoman of the English royal guard, esp. at the Tower of London; slang for Englishman. [Br. Culture: Misc.]
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beefeater

popular name for a Yeoman of the Guard or Yeoman Warder of the Tower of London. [Br. Hist.: Payton, 88]
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A spokesperson for Beefeater said: "We would like to take this opportunity to praise our quickwitted team whose actions helped identify the individuals involved and helped bring them to justice.
A spokesman for Beefeater said: "We would like to take this opportunity to praise our quick-witted team whose actions helped to identify the individuals and helped bring them to justice.
Simon Lee, partner of LXi REIT Advisors Ltd said: "We are pleased to be forward purchasing this new Premier Inn hotel and Beefeater restaurant at an attractive yield.
In a letter to Conwy council, their agent said: "The parent company of the proposed Premier Inn hotel operator, Whitbread Plc, proposes to take the lower ground restaurant unit for their own Beefeater restaurant chain.
BeefEater has a significant presence in portable compact barbecue products, complementing Electrolux market offering of integrated and high-end freestanding models.
She said she became the victim of "prolonged and subtle harassment" from a number of male Beefeaters which had been a "horrible, isolating experience".
Times have changed since Beefeater launched in 1974 as a medium rare rival to the bigger Berni Inns, although the group's latest Midland opening still sticks largely to the tried and tested.
The Halifax Beefeater restaurant offers guests a casual dining experience and features a newly developed menu focusing on steak as well as modern twists on classic dishes.
David Murdin, from Beefeater Grill, said: "We wanted to do something to celebrate the launch of our new breakfast menu and thought it would be interesting to find out who the nation would most like to share their first meal of the day with.
Whether you pop in for a quick lunch, or visit for dinner with friends and family, every occasion is special at the West Highland Gate Beefeater Grill on Main Street, Milngavie.
HISTORY LESSONS: Yeoman warders with historians Dr Janette Martin and the Rev Paul Wilcock * HISTORIC SYMBOL: A Tower of London Beefeater in ceremonial costume
Taste is subjective so I have selected three gins to represent the category: Bombay Sapphire, Plymouth and Beefeater, and three Italian sweet vermouths: Martini & Rossi, Carpano Antica and Cinzano.