from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The highest rank in the U.S. Navy, equivalent to General of the Army.
- n. One who holds this rank.
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- proper n. The highest-ranking officer in the navy.
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"What about Merhlin?" asked the Admiral of the Fleet.
Galleys, or, as we should now say, Admiral of the Fleet.
'Colonel is good, but rather papaish; Major is nosey; Admiral of the Fleet is scrumptious, but Marechal de France -- that is the best of all.'
I, for one, am a fecking Admiral of the Fleet, fighting on the front line in the class war and loving every minute of it.
His Imperial Majesty Keil N'Troya Ryrce Bartoleme IV waited for the Admiral of the Fleet to continue.