Examples of sentry in a Sentence
The general placed an armed sentry at the bridge.
a sentry posted to watch for intruders
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Ben Reisz is a retired Army colonel who commanded a sentry dog company, the 595th, which was part of the 504th MP battalion in Vietnam.
The radar, permanently facing westward, is a silent sentry against surprise missile attack.
The city of Aurora is looking to put the sentry statue back on top of the historic GAR Memorial Hall and Museum downtown.
Unlikely outcomes The result the sentry expected seemed unlikely since Kevin Love again was not the Love of his All-Star regular season.
Romain made his name on the streets of Charlotte during the Keith Scott demonstrations, serving as a lone sentry at times between demonstrators and police.
With Confederate troops occupying Tucson, a column of Union soldiers approached Picacho Pass, guarded by a handful of rebel sentries.
Over the years, the scamps have bitten the ankles and trouser bottoms of a policeman, the Royal Clock Winder, a chauffeur and a member of the Grenadier Guard and a palace sentry.
Teachers posted throughout the halls like sentries.
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Definition of sentry for English Language Learners
: a soldier who guards a door, gate, etc.
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