sentry box

a small structure for sheltering a sentry from bad weather.

1695–1705 Unabridged
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sentry box
a small shelter with an open front in which a sentry may stand to be sheltered from the weather

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Explain that the sentry box is a small shelter for a guard or a soldier who keeps watch over a camp or building.
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