Definition of Centry

1. n. See Sentry.



Definition of Centry

1. Noun. (obsolete form of sentry) ¹

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Definition of Centry

1. centre [n CENTRIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centry

centrosphere
centrospheres
centrostaltic
centrosymmetric
centrosymmetricity
centrosymmetry
centrum
centrum medianum
centrum medullare
centrum of a vertebra
centrum ovale
centrum semiovale
centrum tendineum perinei
centrums
centry (current term)
cents
centu
centum
centums
centumvir
centumviral
centumvirate
centumvirates
centumviri
centumvirs
centuple
centupled
centuples
centuplication

Literary usage of Centry

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1. The Writings of Samuel Adams by Samuel Adams (1906)
"language, and threatening ; but said nothing of their attacking him, or throwing anything at him—Mr. Hinckley declared, that the people went to the centry, ..."

2. Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American by American Antiquarian Society, Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"... barber the dwelling house & shopp with outhouses garden & 2 aeres & halfe of land in centry field of the said Walters forever in fee simple for 40' by ..."

3. Records of the Borough of Nottingham: Being a Series of Extracts from the by Nottingham (England). (1900)
"centry house and pinfold.—It is Agreed, the centry-house at the bridges to bee taken downe, and it and the pinfold to bee sett at the ..."

4. A plan of discipline, composed for the use of the militia of the county of by William Windham, George Townshend Townshend (1760)
"As foon as the corporal with the relief, comes within fix paces of the centry who is to be relieved, he orders his men to halt, and reft their firelocks, ..."

5. A Record of the Streets, Alleys, Places, Etc. in the City of Boston by Boston (Mass.) Street laying-out dept (1910)
"*Sentry street, B., 1708; from Common (now Tremont) street up centry (now Beacon) hill to former head of Temple street (now in grounds of State House); ..."

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