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  1. outguardnoun

    A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.

  2. outguardnoun

    Anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Outguardnoun

    One posted at a distance from the main body, as a defence.

    Etymology: out and guard.

    As soon as any foreign object presses upon the sense, those spirits which are posted upon the out-guards, immediately scowre off to the brain. South.

    You beat the outguards of my master’s host. Dryden.

    These out-guards of the mind are sent abroad,
    And still patrolling beat the neighb’ring road,
    Or to the parts remote obedient fly
    Keep posts advanc’d, and on the frontier lye. Richard Blackmore.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outguard

    owt′gärd, n. a guard at a distance or at the farthest distance from the main body.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. outguard

    A guard at a distance from the main body of an army; or a guard at the farthest distance; hence, anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outguard in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outguard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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