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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-arms(noun)

    an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands


  1. Serjeant-at-Arms

    A Serjeant-at-Arms or Sergeant-at-Arms is an officer appointed by a deliberative body, usually a legislature, to keep order during its meetings. The word sergeant is derived from the Latin serviens, which means "servant". Other sources have the word originating from Medieval vulgar "Serra Gente" meaning the veteran foot soldier equipped with a long pike who would march on the sides of the infantry company, keeping the men in tight ranks.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. 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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of serjeant-at-arms in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of serjeant-at-arms in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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