en garde

[ ahn gahrd; French ahn gard ]SEE DEFINITION OF en garde
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Then in French, with a very peculiar accent, he cried, “En garde!”

De Poincy was no doubt right—even here it was necessary to be en garde.

A low growl from the men greeted this display, but Ralph did not stir, and Mark stood for a moment or two en garde.

But I did not leave Mollie without that sort of smiling salute that accompanies a fencer's "en garde."

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