guard duty


noun

a military assignment involving watching over or protecting a person or place or supervising prisoners.

Nearby words

  1. guarapuava,
  2. guard,
  3. guard band,
  4. guard cell,
  5. guard dog,
  6. guard hair,
  7. guard of honor,
  8. guard pin,
  9. guard ring,
  10. guard's van

Origin of guard duty

First recorded in 1890–95

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