- either of the linemen stationed between a tackle and the center.
- the position played by this lineman.
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The guard is one of just two players who have played at least 20 of the team’s 22 outings as Washington dealt with the coronavirus outbreak and a mélange of other injuries already this season.Bradley Beal will miss Friday’s game against the Knicks for rest|Ava Wallace|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
So it’s important for fans not to let down their guard as the Super Bowl approaches.Even at half capacity, the Super Bowl could cause COVID-19 outbreaks|Kate Baggaley|February 5, 2021|Popular-Science
Masks and distancing are key to gathering safely, she said, noting that people often let their guard down while celebrating.Super spreader Sunday? Experts worry Super Bowl could trigger coronavirus explosion|Brittany Shammas, Fenit Nirappil, Mark Maske|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
“This client ended up getting her $600, the second stimulus payment, a couple of days later, which kind of caught us off guard,” Gollihare said.IRS mistakenly tells tens of thousands of taxpayers they won’t get their stimulus payments|Michelle Singletary|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
This feature has been hit or miss for some advertisers, even catching some off guard.Google Ads Auto Applied Recommendations: Every setting, explained|Chris Boggs|February 4, 2021|Search Engine Land
A guard is manning the door, which is always kept ajar so she can be monitored.Should Teens Have The Right To Die?|Brandy Zadrozny|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three years ago, Republican Guard soldiers came into the hills and killed a cleric accused of hosting Jundullah fighters.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the honor guard approached with slow, measured steps and presented the flag to a uniformed captain.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The government continues to call for calm while warning people to be on their guard.France’s Wave of Crazy-Terror Christmas Attacks|Christopher Dickey|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
News of an opening with Havana has enraged the old guard of Miami that has longed to see the Castro family brought down.Aging Cuban Exiles And Their Lawmakers Bypassed by White House|Romina Ruiz-Goiriena|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
On the evening of September 17th he sent away his advance guard of two thousand men in eighty small boats.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Leaving Bruno to guard, Harry climbed the tree, and to his satisfaction had a good view of the country.
Every precaution was taken by Colonel Guitar to guard against a night attack, but his little army was allowed to rest in peace.
Nevertheless Monsieur de Biancourt was always on his guard, and often sent the boat on ahead with the sounding-lead.
British Dictionary definitions for guard
- chess cards to protect or cover (a chess man or card) with another
- curling bowls to protect or cover (a stone or bowl) by placing one's own stone or bowl between it and another player
- the act or duty of protecting, restraining, or supervising
- (as modifier)guard duty
- another name for safety chain
- a long neck chain often holding a chatelaine
- the position of the two players in a team who play furthest from the basket
- a player in this position
- (of a sentry) to begin to keep watch
- (with over) to take up a protective or defensive stance (over something)
Derived forms of guardguardable, adjectiveguarder, nounguardless, adjectiveguardlike, adjective
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see off guard; stand guard.