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guard room

[OED, a room for the accommodation of a (military) guard; a room in which prisoners are guarded] n. a small police station: 1976 The streets of Nassau were patrolled by policeman on foot ... There was a "guard room" in Grant's Town, up near Vesey Street (Eneas 19). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-05-23 04:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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