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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A guard or watchman.

Usage examples (40)
  • The eyes like sentinels occupy the highest place in the body . . .
  • I do have a veterinarian friend who has what he calls a sentinel cat.
  • Behind the sentinel was a staircase with twenty steps.
  • It's appropriately called the sentinel node, and they found no cancer. for more
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