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VEDETTE, a French military term (formed from Lat. videre, to see), adopted into English and other languages for a mounted sentry or outpost, whose function it is to bring information, give signals or warnings of danger, etc., to the main body of troops.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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