sentry box


noun

a small structure for sheltering a sentry from bad weather.

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Origin of sentry box

First recorded in 1695–1705
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British Dictionary definitions for sentry box

sentry box

noun

a small shelter with an open front in which a sentry may stand to be sheltered from the weather
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