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newly arrived military troops; replacement military troops's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • At the Htel Saint-Pol you will find forty archers of monsieur the dauphin's new guard: you will take them.

    Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
  • A new guard was sent, and the balance of the old guard relieved.

    The Bright Side of Prison Life Samuel A. Swiggett
  • The prisoners having arrived opposite the interval in the new guard, he commands: 1.

  • It was dawn when he reached the Foundation building; a new guard was at the front entrance.

    Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
  • ARMS, as soon as the new guard shall have cleared the old guard.

  • After the new guard was posted I had but little to do, except to see to it that the reliefs were changed at the proper time.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • As soon as the new guard arrives we are to go back to camp and camp fare again.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • I reached guard headquarters just in time to march the new guard out for inspection.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • Then crawl in, and go to sleep, advised the new guard, as he watched Ethan trying to smother a huge yawn.

  • One man from each detached guard is to be sent to the grand parade to pilot the new guard to the relief of the old ones.

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