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sentinel
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 5
1. One who watches or guards; specifically ( Mil.), a soldier set to guard an army, camp, or other place, from surprise, to observe the approach of danger, and give notice of it; a sentry.
2. Watch; guard.
3. A marine crab ( Podophthalmus vigil) native of the Indian Ocean, remarkable for the great length of its eyestalks; - called also sentinel crab.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To watch over like a sentinel.
2. To furnish with a sentinel; to place under the guard of a sentinel or sentinels.
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