from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The highest rank in the US Navy, equivalent to General of the Army.
- noun One who holds this rank.
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- proper noun nautical The highest-ranking officer in the
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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.