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English → English (gcide) Definition: Imperial guard Imperial \Im*pe"ri*al\, a. [OE. emperial, OF. emperial, F. imp['e]rial, fr. L. imperialis, fr. imperium command, sovereignty, empire. See Empire.] 1. Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict. [1913 Webster] The last That wore the imperial diadem of Rome. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme. “The imperial democracy of Athens.” --Mitford. [1913 Webster] Who, as Ulysses says, opinion crowns With an imperial voice. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free, These are imperial arts, and worthy thee. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] He sounds his imperial clarion along the whole line of battle. --E. Everett. [1913 Webster] 3. Of superior or unusual size or excellence; as, imperial paper; imperial tea, etc. [1913 Webster] Imperial bushel, gallon, etc. See Bushel, Gallon, etc. Imperial chamber, the, the sovereign court of the old German empire. Imperial city, under the first German empire, a city having no head but the emperor. Imperial diet, an assembly of all the states of the German empire. Imperial drill. (Manuf.) See under 8th Drill. Imperial eagle. (Zo["o]l.) See Eagle. Imperial green. See Paris green, under Green. Imperial guard, the royal guard instituted by Napoleon I. Imperial weights and measures, the standards legalized by the British Parliament. [1913 Webster]


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