Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The senior surgeon in a regiment of the housohold troops of Great Britain.

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Examples

  • Lucien Chardon, a young fellow of one-and-twenty or thereabouts, was the son of a surgeon-major who had retired with a wound from the republican army.

    Two Poets

  • In 1813 the surgeon-major of the regiment, by the merest chance, heard the name of Mirouet, was struck by it, and wrote to Doctor Minoret, to whom he was under obligations.

    Ursula

  • He was the son of Thure Theorell, surgeon-major to the

    Hugo Theorell - Biography

  • On November 14th, at seven o'clock in the morning, the mobiles of Souvigny assembled in the great square of the town; their chaplain was the Abbe Constantin, their surgeon-major, Dr. Reynaud.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • After studying at Montpellier and Paris, he served as surgeon-major in the French army in Alsace; then after two years at

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • The conduct of a surgeon-major of the guard, some time after, came near compromising the entire corps in his Majesty's opinion.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Another was explaining to another that, as for him, he would very much have liked to go, but the surgeon-major had taken him round the waist to keep him by force in the depot with the auxiliary.

    Under Fire: the story of a squad

  • He was seen by Courville, a surgeon-major in a military hospital, where he had swallowed a wooden box wrapped in plain white paper.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Courville, a surgeon-major in a military hospital, where he had swallowed a wooden box wrapped in plain white paper.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Matuszynski, who, since we heard last of him, had served as surgeon-major in the Polish insurrectionary army, and taken his doctor's degree at Tubingen in 1834, proceeded in the same year to Paris, where he was appointed professor at the Ecole de Medecine.

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