Definition of Centinel

1. n. Sentinel.



Definition of Centinel

1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of sentinel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Centinel

1. a private soldier [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centinel

centiloquy
centime
centimes
centimeter
centimeter-gram-second
centimeter-gram-second system
centimeter-gram-second unit
centimeters
centimetre
centimetres
centimetric
centimo
centimorgan
centimorgans
centimos
centinel (current term)
centinels
centinewton
centinewtons
centinormal
centiped
centipede
centipedes
centipeds
centipoise
centipoises
centisecond
centiseconds

Literary usage of Centinel

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1. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1898)
"Finally the criticisms culminated in an anonymous communication to the Virginia Gazette, signed " centinel X," and Washington was so touched that he ..."

2. Specimens of Newspaper Literature: With Personal Memoirs, Anecdotes, and by Joseph Tinker Buckingham (1852)
"On the 16th of June, 1790, the centinel was published with this new title on an enlarged sheet, with improved typography, and containing the following ..."

3. Letters to Washington, and Accompanying Papers by George Washington, Stanislaus Murray Hamilton (1898)
"SIR I give you many Thanks for your Observations on the Dispute which is likely to arise between the Virginia centinel and the Officers of the Forces ..."

4. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... and when he approached one of our out-posts, running eagerly on, a black centinel shot him through the heart. He was a young man in the prime of life, ..."

5. Plantation and Frontier Documents: 1649-1863: Illustrative of Industrial by John R. Commons, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (1909)
"LOCAL REFUGES (a) Advertisement from the Carolina centinel (Newbern, NC), July 25, 1818. TEN DOLLARS REWARD. Ranaway From the Subscriber living in Jones ..."

6. Memoirs of the Miami Valley by John Calvin Hover (1919)
"The Ohio centinel followed The Repertory, making its appearance in 1810. Ohio at that time had ten newspapers, and The centinel was one of the ten, ..."

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