Definition of Outguard

1. n. 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; hence, anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.



Definition of Outguard

1. 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. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) Anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outguard

1. a remote guard [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outguard

outgrins
outgross
outgrossed
outgrosses
outgrossing
outground
outgrounds
outgroup
outgroups
outgrow
outgrowing
outgrown
outgrows
outgrowth
outgrowths
outguard (current term)
outguards
outguess
outguessed
outguesses
outguessing
outguide
outguided
outguides
outguiding
outgun
outgunned
outgunning
outguns
outgush

Literary usage of Outguard

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1. History of the 353rd Infantry Regiment, 89th Division, National Army by Charles Franklin Dienst (1921)
"The companies on the outguard line from left to right were: "G." "E" and "H." "F" Company was in support in the northern edge of ..."

2. Tactics: The Practical Art of Leading Troops in War ; Numerous Illustrations by Paul Stanley Bond, Edwin Hunter Crouch (1922)
"The number of the outguard, and the number of the support to which h belongs. The post of sentry for an outguard is one of importance and responsibility. ..."

3. Military Education in the United States by Ira Louis Reeves (1914)
"An outguard consisting of a non-commissioned officer and five enlisted men is ... The location of the sentries and the remainder of the outguard will be in ..."

4. Manual of Military Training by James Alfred Moss (1914)
"I caution them not to give any information about our force or the outguard. I would see that the sentinel's position was the best available and that the men ..."

5. Fundamentals of Military Service by Lincoln Clarke Andrews, Leonard Wood (1916)
""FIRST: About myself and friendly neighbors. " My post is number , outguard number The ... The post on my right is number outguard number , and is there. ..."

6. A Military Primer: Including an Outline of the Duties and Responsibilities by Francis Cutler Marshall, George Sherwin Simonds (1916)
"The post on my left is number , outguard number , and is there. The support is there. Other detachments are there and there. Such and such patrols are ..."

7. Small Problems for Infantry by Alfred William Bjornstad (1917)
"Second squad, go 500 paces west on this road and establish outguard No. ... This squad goes 500 paces down the road to the south to establish outguard No. ..."

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