sentry duty


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Noun1.sentry duty - the duty of serving as a sentrysentry duty - the duty of serving as a sentry; "he was on guard that night"
assignment, duty assignment - a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
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sentry duty

n to be on sentry dutyessere di sentinella
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Charles who hat on head and both hands rammed deep into his overcoat pockets paced up and down as though on sentry duty there.
he cried suddenly and in impatience deserting his sentry duty, he, too, went down, hurrying and thumping with his heavy boots on the stairs.
Jamie Shadrake of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed in <BAfghanistan while on sentry duty MoD
Guardsman Jamie Shadrake, of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, who was killed in Afghanistan while on sentry duty on Friday
Alarmed by the shots West Bengal state armed police constable Sanjay Bar, who was on sentry duty at the gates, rushed in.
Amputee soldier Scott Blaney has done sentry duty at the Tower of London and taken up swimming
Sentry Duty represents Nicky Henderson - who has won the Totesport Trophy four times since 1998 - but may have too much on at the weights.
Ibarra, who had heard that the famed royal guards never leave their post unless the royals were threatened, began marching alongside the guardsman, who was doing his sentry duty outside St James Palace.
Binocular is part of a strong hand for Henderson, with stablemates Afsoun, Punjabi, Sentry Duty and Aigle D'Or also entered.
Binocular (evens) kicked off Hendo's hat-trick followed by 3-1 chance Punchestowns and capped by 12-1 shot Sentry Duty.
Sentry Duty had been given just one outing over hurdles since arriving from France but ran away with the betdirect.
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