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Sentine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sentine A place for dregs and dirt; a sink; a sewer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sentine A place into which dregs, dirt, etc., are thrown; a sink.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sentine sen′tēn (obs.) a sink.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sentina, bilge water, hold of a ship, dregs: cf. F. sentine,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sentina.

Usage

In literature:

On the River float sentinal barges, lest we escape by water: the Barriers hermetically closed.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
The sentinal being aroused called out (Rouse) which is the same as to command the Guards to turn out.
"Journal of Dr. Elias Cornelius, a Revolutionary Surgeon" by Elias Cornelius
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In news:

SANTA CRUZ, Calif — Benjamin Burke, 22, allegedly shocked a Santa Cruz, Calif, coin laundry customer with a stun gun, then stole the customer's laptop computer so that he could sell it to buy drugs, according to the Santa Cruz Sentinal.
In the wake of the second recent mass-shooting event—the Sikh temple shooting in Milwaukee, which the Journal-Sentinal is doing an excellent job on—I've seen this tweet a lot, and similiar sentiments.
The nine other lifeguards, who either quit in solidarity or were fired for stating publicly that they would also do as Lopez did, have been also offered their jobs back, the Sun Sentinal reports.
Farmer Robert Helmer harvested a Cresthaven peach that weighed 1.5 pounds according to the Grand Juction Sentinal.
Superior has designed the Sentinal Belt Speed Sensor to alert operators when there is a conveyor belt problem.
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