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synonyms for sentries

  • sentinel
  • guard
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How to use sentries in a sentence

Crucifixes and shrines surrounded the clearing like the sentries of a beleaguering army.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She walked to Merrion Gates along the tram line about four miles, when she was stopped by sentries.
THE SINN FEIN REBELLION AS I SAW IT.MRS. HAMILTON NORWAY
Of course when she goes to her fort her sentries sing out Turn out the guard!
A HORSE'S TALEMARK TWAIN
The two sentries at the gate stood to arms passively, and there seemed to be a continuous circulation inside and out.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
We had to station sentries on the trenches to keep the men back; they were so eager to talk to the Germans.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
We shot past them, and a farewell challenge and another blue halo showed the sentries were wide-awake.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
So he passed the lookout in the river and the sentries on the banks without an eye seeing him or his boat.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
He kept the place strongly garrisoned, and posted around it a double line of sentries and watch-dogs.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
As he strolled along the water front the young lieutenant passed one of his sentries every few hundred feet.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
However, within short distances of the pier on either side the young lieutenant knew that he had sentries hidden.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
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