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sentry

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NounEdit

sentry (plural sentries)

  1. A guard, particularly on duty at the entrance to a military base.
  2. (uncountable) Sentry duty; time spent being a sentry.
  3. (nautical) A form of drag to be towed underwater, which on striking bottom is upset and rises to the surface.

SynonymsEdit

  • (nautical drag): kite

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