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provost sergeant

[proh-voh] /ˈproʊ voʊ/
noun, Military
1.
the senior noncommissioned officer of a prison or other confinement facility whose chief duty is the supervision of prisoners and of the military police unit.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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