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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 965 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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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.
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