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sen•try



Pronunciation: (sen'trē), [key]
n.,
pl. -tries.

1. a soldier stationed at a place to stand guard and prevent the passage of unauthorized persons, watch for fires, etc., esp. a sentinel stationed at a pass, gate, opening in a defense work, or the like.
2. a member of a guard or watch.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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