provost guard

a detachment of soldiers assigned to police duties under the provost marshal.
Compare military police.

1770–80, Americanism Unabridged
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provost guard (prəˈvəʊ)
(esp in the US) a detachment under command of the provost marshal

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Example sentences
The provost guard which has maintained the lines about tho camp have been with drawn.
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