Sentry Definition

sĕntrē
sentries
noun
sentries
A sentinel; esp., any of the men of a military guard posted to guard against, and warn of, danger.
Webster's New World
Guard or watch.
To keep sentry.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Sentry

Noun

Singular:
sentry
Plural:
sentries

Origin of Sentry

  • Perhaps alteration of obsolete sentrinel variant of sentinel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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