1. Someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports); SYN. talent scout.
2. Someone who can find paths through unexplored territory; SYN. pathfinder, guide.
Member of a worldwide youth organization that emphasizes character, citizenship, and outdoor life. It was founded (as the Boy Scouts) in England 1908 by Robert Baden-Powell. His book Scouting for Boys 1908 led to the incorporation in the uk of the Boy Scout Association by royal charter in 1912.
The Boy Scouts of America was founded on the Baden-Powell model in 1910. There are about 3.5 million Boy Scouts in the us. Girl Scouts of the us was founded 1912, following the same model. There are about 2 million Girl Scouts, including Brownies (aged 6–8), Juniors (aged 9–11), Cadettes (12–14), and Seniors (14–17).
vedette / vədet /
Mounted sentry stationed to watch for enemy; outpost mounted sentry. vedette boat, small boat or ship for watching enemy.
Vedette, a mounted sentinel stationed in advance of pickets.
ETYM Old Fren. waite, guaite, gaite, French guet watch, watching, guard, from Old High Germ. wahta. Related to Wait.
The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); SYN. waiting.