crossing guard


Definition of crossing guard

  1. :  a person whose job is to help people (such as schoolchildren) go across busy streets safely

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act or action of crossing: such as

    :  a traversing or traveling across

    :  an opposing, blocking, or thwarting especially in an unfair or dishonest manner

  1. :  one assigned to protect or oversee another: such as

    :  a person or a body of persons on sentinel duty

    :  troops attached to the person of the sovereign

  1. :  to protect an edge of with an ornamental border

    :  to protect from danger especially by watchful attention :  make secure

    :  to stand at the entrance of as if on guard or as a barrier

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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