Trainband

Definition of Trainband

Train´band`
n.1.A band or company of an organized military force instituted by James I. and dissolved by Charles II.; - afterwards applied to the London militia.
He felt that, without some better protection than that of the trainbands and Beefeaters, his palace and person would hardly be secure.
- Macaulay.
A trainband captain eke was he
Of famous London town.
- Cowper.

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company, militia, reserves, trainbandsman
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