Sentry



noun, plural sentries.
1.
a soldier stationed at a place to stand guard and prevent the passage of unauthorized persons, watch for fires, etc., especially a sentinel stationed at a pass, gate, opening in a defense work, or the like.
2.
a member of a guard or watch.
noun (pl) -tries
1.
a soldier who guards or prevents unauthorized access to a place, keeps watch for danger, etc
2.
the watch kept by a sentry

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