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Patrol

Pa`trol´   Pronunciation: på`trōl´
v. i.1.To go the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat.
[imp. & p. p. Patrolled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Patrolling.]
v. t.1.To go the rounds of, as a sentry, guard, or policeman; as, to patrol a frontier; to patrol a beat.
n.1.(Mil.) A going of the rounds along the chain of sentinels and between the posts, by a guard, usually consisting of three or four men, to insure greater security from attacks on the outposts.
2.Any perambulation of a particular line or district to guard it; also, the men thus guarding; as, a customs patrol; a fire patrol.
3.See Boy Scout.
Noun1.Patrolpatrol - a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
2.patrol - the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes
3.patrol - a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security
Verb1.patrol - maintain the security of by carrying out a control
Synonyms: police
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