Outguard
Outguard Out"guard`, n. (Mil.) 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; hence, anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended. [1913 Webster]

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  • avant garde — Synonyms and related words: a la mode, advance guard, advanced, airhead, ancestor, announcer, antecedent, authentic, battle line, beachhead, bellwether, bridgehead, buccinator, bushwhacker, contemporary, creative, exploratory, explorer, far out,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beachhead — Synonyms and related words: acropolis, advance guard, airhead, avant garde, bastion, battle line, blockhouse, bridgehead, bunker, castle, citadel, donjon, farthest outpost, fasthold, fastness, first line, forefront, fort, fortress, front, front… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bridgehead — Synonyms and related words: acropolis, advance guard, airhead, avant garde, bastion, battle line, beachhead, blockhouse, bunker, castle, citadel, donjon, farthest outpost, fasthold, fastness, first line, forefront, fort, fortress, front, front… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coast guard — Synonyms and related words: Naval Construction Battalion, RN, Royal Navy, Seabees, USN, United States Navy, advance guard, air sea rescue, argosy, armada, armed guard, bank guard, cordon, cordon sanitaire, division, escadrille, fleet, flotilla,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cordon — Synonyms and related words: advance guard, armed guard, bank guard, beleaguer, beset, besiege, block, blockade, blue ribbon, bolt, bottleneck, bound, box in, cage, catch, chamber, close in, coast guard, compass, contain, coop, coop in, coop up,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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