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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Life-Guards.
 
Two senior regiments of the mounted body-guard, comprising 878 men, all six feet high; hence, a fine, tall, manly fellow is called “a regular Life-guardsman.”   1
 


 Life-buoy (A).Life Policy (A). 

 
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