Definitions

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  • n. A location where a guard is posted (station), often having a guardhouse.

Etymologies

guard+post (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In northern New York, from a guard post at Fort Ticonderoga overlooking Lake Champlain, a Pennsylvania volunteer wrote Morris to share his melancholy mood.

    Robert Morris

  • Pompeiis second, later ludus was more open but it did contain a small jail, complete with iron stocks, and it may have held a guard post as well.

    The Spartacus War

  • J’Roh leapt down from our guard post at the doorway and shot the creature again.

    Miracle Workers

  • We drive past a guard post and onto the grounds of the Naval Air Station, a hermetic little world of tract houses, grassy yards, cyclone fencing lined with scrub vegetation, the military approximation of suburban tranquility.

    The Song of The Dodo

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