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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small shelter for a posted sentry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small house or box to cover a sentinel at his post, and shelter him from the weather.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of box or booth intended to give shelter to a sentinel in bad weather.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small shelter with an open front to protect a sentry from the weather


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