Synonyms for advance guard
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVANCE GUARD
He felt that such as these were the advance guard of all human enterprise.
We've just received the first communique from the advance guard, sir.
It was the advance guard of the great army that had entered Togarog.
Colonel Wilkinson, commanding the advance guard, ordered up the guns.
The advance guard had suffered, but their fire had quelled that of the enemy.
The pioneer and airship divisions are placed with the advance guard.
It varies in strength from one-fourth to one-half of the advance guard.
“They form the advance guard of our foes,” said the burgomaster.
There goes an advance guard of the foot, marching to the front of the horse.
This is bad enough, but it is a mere skirmish—only the advance guard of the enemy.