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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Alert \A*lert"\, n. (Mil.) An alarm from a real or threatened attack; a sudden attack; also, a bugle sound to give warning. "We have had an alert." --Farrow. [1913 Webster] On the alert, on the lookout or watch against attack or danger; ready to act. [1913 Webster]