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sentinel
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Keep out of the yard, though, the dogs are unchained; and the house — Juno mounts sentinel there, and — nay, you can only ramble about the steps and passages.
  • Hindley stands sentinel with a knife and loaded pistol.
  • ’Yes — we came just now,’ I said; ’but he left me by the kitchen door; and when I would have gone in, your little boy played sentinel over the place, and frightened me off by the help of a bull-dog.’

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  • A sentinel watched our approach.
  • She stood sentinel outside.

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