provost guard


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pro·vost guard

 (prō′vō)
n.
A unit of military police.

[provost, military police officer + guard.]
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provost guard

(prəˈvəʊ)
n
(Military) (esp in the US) a detachment under command of the provost marshal
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pro′vost guard`

(ˈproʊ voʊ)
n.
a detachment of soldiers assigned to police duties under the provost marshal.
[1770–80, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.provost guard - a detachment under the command of a provost marshall
detachment - a small unit of troops of special composition
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