Outguard vs Outsentry - What's the difference?

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Outguard is a synonym of outsentry.


In military|lang=en terms the difference between outguard and outsentry

is that outguard is (military) a guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy while outsentry is (military) a sentry who guards the entrance or approach to a place.

As nouns the difference between outguard and outsentry

is that outguard is (military) a guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy while outsentry is (military) a sentry who guards the entrance or approach to a place.

outguard

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (military) A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.
  • (by extension) Anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.
  • (Webster 1913)

    outsentry

    English

    Noun

    (outsentries)
  • (military) A sentry who guards the entrance or approach to a place.
  • Synonyms

    * outguard (Webster 1913)