stand sentinel

Definition of stand sentinel

  1. :  to stand in a row like soldiers The trees stand sentinel on the cliffs.

Word by Word Definitions

standplay
  1. :  to support oneself on the feet in an erect position

    :  to be a specified height when fully erect

    :  to rise to an erect position

  1. :  a halt for defense or resistance

    :  an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success

    :  a stop made to give a performance

sentinelplay
  1. :  sentry

  1. :  to watch over as a sentinel

    :  to furnish with a sentinel

    :  to post as sentinel


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