Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of aide-de-camp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of aide-de-camp.

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Examples

  • Some were long: A windy order on March 28 covered discipline, issue of rations, reading of orders to the men, duties and positions of company officers, drills and other training, where the women of each regiment should march, mounting of guards, and reports and returns to be presented to the aides-de-camp.

    George Washington’s First War

  • President Barack Obama and his White House aides-de-camp are currently involved in a high-stakes game to get people to like the compromise platter on tax...

    White House Gathers Support For Tax Cuts With Cavalcade Of Exciting Endorsements

  • President Barack Obama and his White House aides-de-camp are currently involved in a high-stakes game to get people to like the compromise platter on tax cuts that he negotiated with Mitch McConnell.

    White House Gathers Support For Tax Cuts With Cavalcade Of Exciting Endorsements

  • Dinner conversations could turn into interrogations, as if they were aides-de-camp or joint chiefs: What's your opinion?

    In new book, David Eisenhower, wife Julie mine memories of Ike's twilight years

  • Nancy Pelosi announced that she will run for House minority leader, sending her aides-de-camp into a reality show-like frenzy of back room alliance-building and strained showings of unity.

    HUFFPOST HILL - NOVEMBER 5TH, 2010

  • In mid-June, Congress appointed George Washington to take command of the impromptu rebel army massing outside Boston; he departed days later, taking along as aides-de-camp the patriot lawyer Joseph Reed and Thomas Mifflin, a Quaker merchant so enamored of the cause that he was willing to forsake the teachings of his pacifist church.

    Robert Morris

  • When I heard this I took two of my aides-de-camp, Major.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • I sailed from New York July 27, one of my aides-de-camp, General James W. Forsyth, going with me.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • In the pink corner are the acolytes of Gordon Brown (Ben Bradshaw and Chris Bryant), and in the pink corner are the aides-de-camp of David Cameron (Iain Dale and Alan Duncan).

    OPEN THREAD

  • At one point, while standing with Georgia in the Green Room, just ogling every detail, one of the Air Force aides-de-camp of the president mentioned that, if we wanted, he could give Georgia10 and me a quick tour of some of the rooms.

    My trip to the White House

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