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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]
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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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