Definition of train guard in English:

train guard

noun

  • 1A body of soldiers in charge of the train of an army (where the animals and wagons were in the hands of civilian drivers). Now historical.

  • 2A guard on a railway train.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From train + guard.

Pronunciation

train guard

/ˈtreɪn ɡɑːd/