Definition of vanguard:
contingent, inventor, cavalry, knife edge, precursors, caravan, corps, creator, originator, detachment, creative commons, progenitor, front line, detail, spearhead, advance guard, forerunners, front rank, van, pioneer, head, company, leading edge, leaders, engineer, cutting edge, brigade, new wave, forefront, visionary, command, author, battalion.
- "Land of the Burnt Thigh", Edith Eudora Kohl.
On the following morning he sent the vanguard of his army, with the artillery, to make a detour of several miles round by Twizell bridge, where they re- crossed to the south bank of the Till; and coming south- eastward towards Flodden, they were joined by the rest of the army, which had plunged through the stream, swollen by continuous rains, at two points near Crookham.- "Northumberland Yesterday and To-day", Jean F. Terry.
- "Stories From Thucydides", H. L. Havell.