Sentinelled
Sentinel Sen"ti*nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sentineled}or {Sentinelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sentineling} or {Sentinelling}.] 1. To watch over like a sentinel. ``To sentinel enchanted land.'' [R.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. To furnish with a sentinel; to place under the guard of a sentinel or sentinels. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sentinel — Sen ti*nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sentineled}or {Sentinelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sentineling} or {Sentinelling}.] 1. To watch over like a sentinel. To sentinel enchanted land. [R.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a sentinel; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sentineled — Sentinel Sen ti*nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sentineled}or {Sentinelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sentineling} or {Sentinelling}.] 1. To watch over like a sentinel. To sentinel enchanted land. [R.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sentineling — Sentinel Sen ti*nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sentineled}or {Sentinelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sentineling} or {Sentinelling}.] 1. To watch over like a sentinel. To sentinel enchanted land. [R.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sentinelling — Sentinel Sen ti*nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sentineled}or {Sentinelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sentineling} or {Sentinelling}.] 1. To watch over like a sentinel. To sentinel enchanted land. [R.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sentinel — sentinellike, adj. sentinelship, n. /sen tn l/, n., v., sentineled, sentineling or (esp. Brit.) sentinelled, sentinelling. n. 1. a person or thing that watches or stands as if watching. 2. a soldier stationed as a guard to challenge all comers… …   Universalium

  • sentinel — [ sɛntɪn(ə)l] noun 1》 a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch. 2》 Medicine a thing that acts as an indicator of the presence of disease. verb (sentinels, sentinelling, sentinelled; US sentinels, sentineling, sentineled) station a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sentinel — /ˈsɛntənəl / (say sentuhnuhl) noun 1. someone or something that watches, or stands as if watching. 2. a soldier stationed as a guard to challenge all comers and prevent a surprise attack: to stand sentinel. –verb (t) (sentinelled or, US,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sentinel — ► NOUN ▪ a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch. ► VERB (sentinelled, sentinelling; US sentineled, sentineling) ▪ station a sentinel to keep watch over. ORIGIN Italian sentinella …   English terms dictionary

  • sentinel — [sent′ n əl] n. [Fr sentinelle < It sentinella, ult. < L sentire, to feel, SENSE] a person or animal set to guard a group; specif., a sentry vt. sentineled or sentinelled, sentineling or sentinelling 1. to guard or watch over as a sentinel… …   English World dictionary

  • sentinel — n. & v. n. a sentry or lookout. v.tr. (sentinelled, sentinelling; US sentineled, sentineling) 1 station sentinels at or in. 2 poet. keep guard over or in. Etymology: F sentinelle f. It. sentinella, of unkn. orig …   Useful english dictionary

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