vidette

noun

vi·​dette

variant spelling of vedette

: a mounted sentinel stationed in advance of pickets

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Recent Examples on the Web The vidette was established several years ago by D.O. and J.H. McCarthy. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Mar. 2022

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“Vidette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vidette. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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