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en garde

en garde

pronunciation:
an gard
parts of speech:
noun, interjection
part of speech: noun
definition: on guard (French); the opening position in fencing from which one must either attack or defend.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used to warn a fencer to assume position for action.