Avant-guard

• (n.) The van or advanced body of an army. See Vanguard.
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Avant-guard

A·vant'-guard` noun [ French avant before + English guard , French avant-garde . See Avaunt .] The van or advanced body of an army. See Vanguard .
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/151
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