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beefee ter

  • n  officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch

  • He created the character of Colonel Blimp, a florid beefeater with a walrus mustache who symbolized British complacency in the teeth of the 20th century's storms.
  • A "beefeater" showing us about pointed out the ravens, explained that they were entered on the British Army muster rolls at the Tower, and received regular rations.
  • What bothers Johnson and many another beefeater is that meat prices remain high even though distribution techniques have radically improved.

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