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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of sentinel.

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Examples

  • She led me through a foyer with Greek and Roman sculptures into a large library decorated with sets of antique books and out the back door to a swimming pool big enough to scrub down a herd of cattle and sentineled by topiary sculptures the size of radar dishes.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • She led me through a foyer with Greek and Roman sculptures into a large library decorated with sets of antique books and out the back door to a swimming pool big enough to scrub down a herd of cattle and sentineled by topiary sculptures the size of radar dishes.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • She led me through a foyer with Greek and Roman sculptures into a large library decorated with sets of antique books and out the back door to a swimming pool big enough to scrub down a herd of cattle and sentineled by topiary sculptures the size of radar dishes.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • It was black or dark like tar, and sentineled to the east and north by tall, dark pines — the serried spears of armed and watchful giants, as they now seemed to him — ogres almost — so gloomy, suspicious and fantastically erratic was his own mood in regard to all this.

    An American Tragedy

  • Along the West Bluff Road, Washington and Second Streets, they finally made their way across the Hannibal Bridge to Harlem, and from thence along the winding and hill-sentineled river road to Randolph

    An American Tragedy

  • And as in the case of all the other lakes seen this day, the banks to the very shore line were sentineled with those same green pines — tall, spear-shaped — their arms widespread like one outside his window here in Lycurgus.

    An American Tragedy

  • The tall, dark, spear pines that sentineled the shores on either side and gave to the waters at the west a band of black shadow where the trees were mirrored so clearly.

    An American Tragedy

  • Poor lad! he was coming down the pass last night, not knowing that it was sentineled by the enemy.

    Then Marched the Brave

  • Eight Corinthian pillars sentineled it, resting on a marble base which seemed to spring up out of the flag-stones themselves, and towering to the projecting entablature above.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

  • And everywhere soldiers sentineled the streets -- soldiers whose tone and accent reminded her of the negro-trader.

    Balcony Stories

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