Guard facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Guard or guards may refer to:

  • Bodyguard, someone who protects another person from assault
  • Lifeguard, someone who rescues people from drowning
  • Prison guard, someone who supervises prisoners in a prison or jail
  • Security guard, someone who protects property
  • Police in medieval contexts
  • Coast guard, responsible for defence of a coastline
  • Point guard, a position in basketball
  • Offensive guard, a position in American and Canadian football
  • Guard dog, a dog that watches for unwanted or unexpected visitors



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