noun, plural sen·tries.
Origin of sentry
Examples from the Web for sentries
Historical Examples of sentries
When I stepped through the gate, I could see the sentries asleep in their guard-rooms.The Chinese Fairy Book
I walked up along the line and had talks with some of the sentries.
Only the long, slow moving line of the figures of sentries was to be seen.
Then I saw that along the edge there were sentries set at intervals.Things as They Are
Make one for a straight trail to the border, and all sentries asleep!The Treasure Trail
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