Definition of Sentries

1. Noun. (plural of sentry) ¹



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Definition of Sentries

1. sentry [n] - See also: sentry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentries

sentinel event
sentinel gland
sentinel loop sign
sentinel pile
sentinel spinous process fracture
sentinel surveillance
sentinel tag
sentineled
sentineling
sentinelled
sentinelling
sentinels
senting
sentisection
senton
sentries (current term)
sentry
sentry-box
sentry-boxes
sentry box
sentry duty
sentry go
sents
senvies
senvy
senza
senza sordini
senza sordino
sepad
sepadded

Literary usage of Sentries

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Might 'scape the sentries watching by the gates, And guide the king in safety from the fleet; At last took station o'er his head, and spake : " Seemeth thy ..."

2. Field Exercise and Evolutions of Infantry, as Revised by Her Majesty's by Great Britain War Office, Great Britain Army (1870)
"1 The sentries will then be ordered to. j shoulder arms and front. ... sentries walking backwards and forwards on their posts, must do so in a brisk and ..."

3. The Operations of War: Explained and Illustrated by Edward Bruce Hamley (1866)
"The sentries. movements of the enemy, and to guard against surprise. ... Each picket will furnish three double sentries, of which there will then be 48. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"Where William and Alexander von Humboldt are sentries, there will always be the seat of the noblest manly effort, of free investigation and free teaching. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"Where -William and Alexander von Humboldt are sentries, there will always be the seat of the noblest manly effort, of free investigation and free teaching. ..."

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