Sentry vs Outsentry - What's the difference?

sentry | outsentry |


As nouns the difference between sentry and outsentry

is that sentry is a guard, particularly on duty at the entrance to a military base while outsentry is (military) a sentry who guards the entrance or approach to a place.

sentry

English

Noun

(sentries)
  • A guard, particularly on duty at the entrance to a military base.
  • (uncountable) Sentry duty; time spent being a sentry.
  • See also

    * sentinel

    outsentry

    English

    Noun

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

    * outguard (Webster 1913)