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guard
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 20
1. To protect from danger; to secure against surprise, attack, or injury; to keep in safety; to defend; to shelter; to shield from surprise or attack; to protect by attendance; to accompany for protection; to care for.
3. To protect the edge of, esp. with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To watch by way of caution or defense; to be caution; to be in a state or position of defense or safety; as, careful persons guard against mistakes.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel.
3. One who has charge of a mail coach or a railway train; a conductor.
5. That part of a sword hilt which protects the hand.
6. Ornamental lace or hem protecting the edge of a garment.
7. A chain or cord for fastening a watch to one's person or dress.
8. A fence or rail to prevent falling from the deck of a vessel.
9. An extension of the deck of a vessel beyond the hull; esp., in side- wheel steam vessels, the framework of strong timbers, which curves out on each side beyond the paddle wheel, and protects it and the shaft against collision.
12. A posture of defense in fencing, and in bayonet and saber exercise.
14. Watch; heed; care; attention; as, to keep guard.
15. The fibrous sheath which covers the phragmacone of the Belemnites.
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