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Sereʹne (2 syl.)

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A title given to certain German princes. Those princes who used to hold under the empire were entitled Serene or Most Serene Highnesses.

It’s all serene. All right (Spanish, sereʹno, “all right”—the sentinel’s countersign). Sereno, the night-watch.

“‘Let us clearly understand each other.ʹ ‘All serene,ʹ responded Foster.”—Watson: The Web of the Spider chap. viii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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