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noun as in watcher

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Crucifixes and shrines surrounded the clearing like the sentries of a beleaguering army.

She walked to Merrion Gates along the tram line about four miles, when she was stopped by sentries.

Of course when she goes to her fort her sentries sing out Turn out the guard!

The two sentries at the gate stood to arms passively, and there seemed to be a continuous circulation inside and out.

We had to station sentries on the trenches to keep the men back; they were so eager to talk to the Germans.


On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sentries, such as: sentinel, and guard.

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