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 Sen’tinel.Sept. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sepoy.
 
The Indian soldier is so called, says Bishop Heber, from sip, a bow, their principal weapon in olden times. (Sipahi, a soldier.)   1
 


 Sen’tinel.Sept. 

 
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