English version

sentry box

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
sentry boxˈsentry box noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMa tall narrow shelter with an open front where a soldier stands while guarding a building
Examples from the Corpus
sentry boxYet once behind the sentry box, guilt and failure lay stacked on the barrack square.The club entrance was dark; there was no guard in the sentry box, and the gate was open.The sentry box was burning on its side from the phosphorus grenade they'd posted into it.
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