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  • n. Plural form of vedette.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • We have our own 'vedettes' (star system) that's so evolved that we cois? "

    Progressive Bloggers

  • In their funny minds, vegetables were no longer edibles -- vegetables were vedettes!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Les voiliers sont de sortie, aussi les vedettes à moteurs, les taxis boat.

    manly, ballade d'hier

  • They are made exceedingly useful in the duties of scouts and vedettes, covering a considerable extent of country to the front.

    Cavalryman of the Lost Cause

  • An exposed outpost, on the contrary, presents to the broad eye of day its dangers and also its weaknesses. 85 Besides which, the holder of a concealed outpost can always place a few exposed vedettes beyond his hidden pickets, and so endeavour to decoy the enemy into an ambuscade.

    The Cavalry General

  • As to vedettes and advanced outposts, you should never cease planning and plotting against them.

    The Cavalry General

  • Maybe with a raising oil revenue lavishly distributed to buy votes, maybe with some unfinished but inaugurated trains he can scrap some at that 40%, but to think that the opposition today is less than 35% is as delusional as thinking that chavismo is down to 30% as some opposition TV vedettes would like us to believe.

    Poll wars: that mysterious 40%

  • Stopped there for a long time until he was certain that any French cavalry vedettes would have seen him, and then he rode slowly down the hill's eastern face.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • Miles was under orders to patrol in the direction of the road that led around the eastern end of the ridge to Jamaica; but as he had no mounted troops, he did not attempt to place vedettes far in advance or to maintain them anywhere outside his lines at night.


  • At the beginning of the ride they had passed several vedettes sitting motionless on their impatient horses.

    The Sheik


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