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Definitiona person who stands guard or looks out for something
- You cannot cross the rivers again, and behind you there are now secret sentinels that you cannot pass.2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (74% in)
- Under the looming cliffs they had looked like mere bushes, when seen far off from the top of the Stair; but now they towered overhead, stiff, dark, and silent, throwing deep night-shadows about their feet, standing like sentinel pillars at the end of the road.2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (35% in)
- Even Boromir bowed his head as the boats whirled by. frail and fleeting as little leaves, under the enduring shadow of the sentinels of Numenor.2.9 -- Book 2 Chapter 9 -- The Great River (91% in)
There are no more uses of "sentinel" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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