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n.1.The front of an army. [Obs.] See Van.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Let us be the avant guard," said he to Porthos, "and find good quarters at Saint Germain; nobody will think of us, and for my part I am greatly fatigued."
The shouts of both parties augmented the fearful din, the assailants crying, ``Saint George for merry England!'' and the Normans answering them with loud cries of ``En avant De Bracy!
"Mais, Francois, tu sais bien qu'il me serait impossible de me marier avant les vacances."
But mark what I arreede thee now, avant; Flie thither whence thou fledst: if from this houre Within these hallowd limits thou appeer, Back to th' infernal pit I drag thee chaind, And Seale thee so, as henceforth not to scorne The facil gates of hell too slightly barrd.
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