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provost guard

[proh-voh] /ˈproʊ voʊ/
noun
1.
a detachment of soldiers assigned to police duties under the provost marshal.
Compare military police.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80, Americanism
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provost guard

/prəˈvəʊ/
noun
1.
(esp in the US) a detachment under command of the provost marshal
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