main guard

noun

Definition of main guard

1 : the keep of a castle
2a : the principal guard of a garrison
b British : the building or barrack in which a main guard is lodged
3 : the chief guard of an army from which all other guards are detached not now used technically
4 : a support of an outpost

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“Main guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/main%20guard. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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