bank guard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bank guard a security guard at a bank
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Usage

In literature:

Down on the river bank the light gleamed upon the helmets of the Roman sentinels who kept guard along the river.
"The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Now that the bank's robbed, I suppose he's guarding it?
"The Rider of Waroona" by Firth Scott
Most of the roads were banked up to guard against flood, while all ditches were transformed into small canals.
"'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany" by Gerald Featherstone Knight
Armed guards were bringing packages of currency from within the bank and were placing them on the truck.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
Across the street is the bank, with the soldiers guarding it.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
The hotel was tightly closed, while a large snow-bank stood guard before the door.
"Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey
Going down to the railroad bridge, we see General Ewell's brigade of the Rebel army on the western bank guarding the crossing.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
The rear guard passed up the trail, and the little knot of men with the officers stood halted on the bank.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
When we pass the guards above we must crouch down in the water and stay against the bank.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
A few Indians guarded its banks.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
For some unaccountable reason neither bank of the stream was guarded.
"The Boy Allies with the Cossacks" by Clair W. Hayes
The final moment seemed at hand when that gallant rear-guard must give way and be driven into the stream, or be bayoneted on its banks.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
But early one morning a couple of rural guards found the body of a man on the river-bank.
"Their Son; The Necklace" by Eduardo Zamacois
The corvee is now employed only to a limited extent to guard the banks of the Nile during flood.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
They had paused at the entrance to the bank and the guard was standing near by.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
A big syndicate has a ranch that's guarded with watchmen and burglar alarms like a bank.
"Northern Diamonds" by Frank Lillie Pollock
Who can guard miles of river bank?
"What a Man Wills" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The sheriff will send some one to guard the bank.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Half a dozen officers took after them, the chief bellowed orders and posted guards throughout the bank.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
It is guarded with the utmost care at great expense, and annually vast sums are spent in repairs of its banks.
"History of the Johnstown Flood" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
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In poetry:

The long, low isle of marsh-land
Stretches in weary waste,
By sloping sand-banks guarded,
By winding weeds embraced.
"Noon" by Sophie Margaret Hensley
Let servile minds one endless watch endure;
Day, night, nor hour, their anxious guard resign;
But lay me, Fate! on flowery banks secure,
Though my whole soul be, like my limbs, supine.
"Elegy XXIII. Reflections Suggested" by William Shenstone

In news:

Only 4.7 percent of the banks involved use security guards but 99 percent use cameras.
Torrington Avenue, struck a post and a cable guard rail at the corner of Bridge Street Sunday night, then careened down a river bank, stopping short of the water.
Here's the Good News: Southern Bank donation helps Honor Guard get new van.
A man was airlifted by the Coast Guard off the cruise ship Queen Mary II 125 nautical miles southeast of the North Carolina's Outer Banks after the onboard physician diagnosed the man with internal bleeding.
At the World Bank, they are sometimes referred to as "the entourage," "the palace guard," or "the circle of trust," because of their close relationship with bank President Paul D Wolfowitz.
Former Gonzaga University guard Jeremy Pargo sepaks to the media at the Zions Bank Basketball Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday.
In this May 14, 2012 file photo, riot police stand guard in front of a branch of the recently nationalized Caja de Madrid/Bankia bank during a protest in Madrid.
Three minutes after that, he tried robbing the UMB Bank across the street but was stopped by the security guard, who said Anderson poured gasoline on the ground outside but did not light it.
WAUSAU, Wisconsin (AP) — Chicago mobster Al Capone 's old rural hideout, complete with guard towers and a stone house with 18-inch-thick walls, was sold for $2.6 million Thursday to the bank that foreclosed on it.
The Coast Guard rescuing 1 of 14 members from the crew forced to abandon the tall ship HMS Bounty after it became disabled amid Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Outer Banks.
Dallas Mavericks guard Dahntay Jones (30) puts up a shot against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the third quarter at the INTRUST Bank Arena.
A security guard walks out from the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo ( Yuriko Nakao Reuters, REUTERS / October 30, 2012 ).
Two point guards with distinctly different memories of the BYU basketball team worked out for the Utah Jazz Friday morning at the Zions Bank Basketball Center.
The Missouri National Guard's Partner in Care initiative and Second Harvest Community Food Bank in St Joseph have announced a new partnership .
At least eight bank employees and a security guard were lined up and shot dead in the head Friday in a bloody Philippine bank robbery, police said.
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