provost guard

noun

Definition of provost guard

: a police detail of soldiers under the authority of the provost marshal

First Known Use of provost guard

1809, in the meaning defined above

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“Provost guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provost%20guard. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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