from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Marine Corps that is above staff sergeant and below master sergeant and first sergeant.
- n. One who holds this rank.
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- n. A non-commissioned officer of rank E-7 in the United States Marine Corps, ranking above a staff sergeant and below a master sergeant or first sergeant.
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- n. a noncommissioned officer ranking above a staff sergeant in the marines
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