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sentinel
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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a person who stands guard or looks out for something
  • He marched into the dining room where the dressmaker's dummy maintained its sentinel position over my mother's sewing machine; a few dressmaking materials were still spread out on the dining-room table; a drawing of a new pattern was pinned down flat on the table by a pair of shears.
    p. 144.6

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