main guard


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

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“Main guard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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