sentry box


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sentry box

n.
A small shelter for a posted sentry.

sentry box

n
(Military) a small shelter with an open front in which a sentry may stand to be sheltered from the weather

sen′try box`


n.
a shelter for a sentry.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sentry box - a small shelter with an open front to protect a sentry from the weathersentry box - a small shelter with an open front to protect a sentry from the weather
shelter - protective covering that provides protection from the weather
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References in classic literature ?
He stepped back into the sentry box and spoke through a telephone.
And it is much to be deplored that the place to which you devote so considerable a portion of the whole term of your natural life, should be so sadly destitute of anything approaching to a cosy inhabitiveness, or adapted to breed a comfortable localness of feeling, such as pertains to a bed, a hammock, a hearse, a sentry box, a pulpit, a coach, or any other of those small and snug contrivances in which men temporarily isolate themselves.
Grimaud had made himself a kind of sentry box out of a hollow willow, and as they drew near he put his head out and gave a low whistle.
And Rosi sees the perfect place to hide--in the stone sentry box that once housed the fort's lookout guards.
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The retreat of the world's policeman back to his Washington sentry box could embolden Putin as he seeks to expand Russian influence in the Baltic states, Ukraine and Georgia.
In the short clip, a man seen leaving a taxi is almost immediately tackled to the ground by a guard who bursts out of a sentry box and pins him to the ground.
I bought her a wand from Sentry Box, a toy shop off Byres Road, Glasgow and we pretended to turn everything pink.
Sentry box Cristobel My basic tour scratches the surface of the history of Bacardi, from its beginnings in neighbouring Cuba to worldwide domination of the rum market, but it does give me a platform on which to blag my way around the local bars, and of course, a complimentary Cuba libre.
The distillery, built in 1958, is the largest premium rum facility in the world, where almost 85% of Bacardi's Sentry box Cristobel production comes from - it churns out a staggering 21 million cases per year for shipment around the world.
For this was Killie hiding in the sentry box – a team who looked more dedicated to saving a point than winning two.