Advance-guard Definition

noun
A detachment of troops sent ahead to reconnoiter and protect the line of march.
Webster's New World

A unit or units leading the way of advancing or marching troops, guarding them from ambushes, reconnoitering and pursuing the enemy, etc.

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An individual soldier in the same role.

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Alternative spelling of advance guard.
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Other Word Forms of Advance-guard

Noun

Singular:
advance-guard
Plural:
advance-guards

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