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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sen·try /ˈsɛntri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sen·try n.; pl. Sentires
 1. Mil. A soldier placed on guard; a sentinel.
 2. Guard; watch, as by a sentinel.
 Here toils, and death, and death's half-brother, sleep,
 Forms terrible to view, their sentry keep.   --Dryden.
 Sentry box, a small house or box to cover a sentinel at his post, and shelter him from the weather.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person employed to watch for something to happen [syn: lookout,
           lookout man, sentinel, watch, spotter, scout,