Definition of stand sentinel
- The trees stand sentinel on the cliffs.
: to support oneself on the feet in an erect position
: to be a specified height when fully erect
: to rise to an erect position
: a halt for defense or resistance
: an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success
: a stop made to give a performance
: to watch over as a sentinel
: to furnish with a sentinel
: to post as sentinel
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