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Noun
An expedition to keep watch over an area, especially by guards or police walking or driving around at regular intervals
“The shootings erupted at about 1 a.m. as two officers were on a routine patrol in the city's west end.”
Noun
A routine operational voyage of a ship or aircraft
“We continued our patrol looking for German aircraft.”
Noun
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
Noun
The guard or men who go the rounds for observation
Noun
Any perambulation of a particular line or district to guard it
Verb
Guard, protect
“The garrison had to patrol the streets to maintain order.”
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