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sentry
used in Gulliver's Travels

2 uses
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Definition
someone who stands guard
  • I was carried to a convenient lodging with a sentry placed at the door; however, I had the liberty of a large garden, and was treated with humanity enough, being maintained all the time at the king's charge.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (77% in)
  • This they made me swear to do, and then they unbound me, only fastening one of my legs with a chain, near my bed, and placed a sentry at my door with his piece charged, who was commanded to shoot me dead if I attempted my liberty.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (1% in)

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