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- n. A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.
- n. Anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy; hence, anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A guard at a distance from the main body of an army; the guard at the furthest distance; hence, anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.
At midnight the fair was still packed and the outguard patrols of the PFs and Marines had reported all was quiet.
After posting a small outguard, Suong led his force to the fire, where he organized the soldiers into bucket brigades and used the paddy water that was a few feet from the houses.
It was with a feeling akin to relaxation that Elric met the outguard who suddenly appeared from the undergrowth to bar their way along the forest trail.
We had ridden out past the outguard on the armored train, left it and proceeded along the railway.
An officer and party on a handcar had been rattling in from a visit to the front outguard.
At the first attempt Pochezero was taken in a flank attack by the Soyla Lake two-company outguard of Soyla.
It was the evening before when the Bolo airman, who had dropped two small bombs at the Americans at Obozerskaya, was obliged to volplane to earth on the railroad near the 464 outguard.
"God Save the King," he uttered to the guard as password when he supposed the outguard to be a post of Tommies, and laughingly repeated to the American officer the quick response of the Yank sentry man who said: "To hell with any king, but pass on French lieutenant, we know you are a friend."
France, -- the surrendering of the fortress of Boulogne, then our outguard on the Continent.
(This can be used also in arranging the advance party of the outguard.) (5) You are marching your company in company front, and wish to march in column of platoons.