provost sergeant

[ proh-voh ]
/ ˈproʊ voʊ /

noun Military.

the senior noncommissioned officer of a prison or other confinement facility whose chief duty is the supervision of prisoners and of the military police unit.

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Origin of provost sergeant

First recorded in 1865–70

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