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waymark

/ (ˈweɪˌmɑːk) /
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noun
a symbol or signpost marking the route of a footpath
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How to use waymark in a sentence

  • He was still only a waymark to the kingdom of folly, but she had made a beginning, and she would persevere.

    The Lions of the Lord|Harry Leon Wilson
  • Sons and Friends of Miami: I join you in saluting this venerable mother at a notable waymark in her great life.

    Problems of Expansion|Whitelaw Reid
  • This little place is situated amid romantic sylvan and river scenery, while its church on the top of a hill serves as a waymark.

  • We have just passed "the Watchman," an island which serves as a waymark for the entrance to that station.

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