the person who plays that position on a football team
a person who keeps watch over something or someone
the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team
a military unit serving to protect some place or person
a posture of defence in boxing or fencing
a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
the duty of serving as a sentry
a position on a basketball team
(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
protect against a challenge or attack
watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect
to keep watch over
take precautions in order to avoid some unwanted consequence
To protect from danger; to secure against surprise, attack, or injury; to keep in safety; to defend; to shelter; to shield from surprise or attack; to protect by attendance; to accompany for protection; to care for.
To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like.
To protect the edge of, esp. with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.
To fasten by binding; to gird.
To watch by way of caution or defense; to be caution; to be in a state or position of defense or safety; as, careful persons guard against mistakes.
One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or attack; defense; protection.
A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel.
One who has charge of a mail coach or a railway train; a conductor.
Any fixture or attachment designed to protect or secure against injury, soiling, or defacement, theft or loss
That part of a sword hilt which protects the hand.
Ornamental lace or hem protecting the edge of a garment.
A chain or cord for fastening a watch to one's person or dress.
A fence or rail to prevent falling from the deck of a vessel.
An extension of the deck of a vessel beyond the hull; esp., in side-wheel steam vessels, the framework of strong timbers, which curves out on each side beyond the paddle wheel, and protects it and the shaft against collision.
A plate of metal, beneath the stock, or the lock frame, of a gun or pistol, having a loop, called a bow, to protect the trigger.
An interleaved strip at the back, as in a scrap book, to guard against its breaking when filled.
A posture of defense in fencing, and in bayonet and saber exercise.
An expression or admission intended to secure against objections or censure.
Watch; heed; care; attention; as, to keep guard.
The fibrous sheath which covers the phragmacone of the belemnites.