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Meaning of vedette by Wiktionary Dictionary

vedette


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    Etymology

    From French vedette .

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɛt

    Noun

    vedette ( plural: vedettes )

    1. A sentinel, usually on horseback, stationed on the outpost of an army, to watch an enemy and give notice of danger .



Definition of vedette by GCIDE Dictionary

vedette


  1. Vedette n. [F. vedette, It. vedetta, for veletta ( influenced by vedere to see, L. videre ), from It. veglia watch, L. vigilia. See Vigil.] A sentinel, usually on horseback, stationed on the outpost of an army, to watch an enemy and give notice of danger; a vidette.