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Admiral of the Fleet

Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The highest-ranking officer in the navy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "What about Merhlin?" asked the Admiral of the Fleet.

    The Silent Warrior

  • Galleys, or, as we should now say, Admiral of the Fleet.

    Life of St. Vincent de Paul

  • '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.'

    Echoes of the War

  • 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.

    Army Rumour Service

  • His Imperial Majesty Keil N'Troya Ryrce Bartoleme IV waited for the Admiral of the Fleet to continue.

    The Silent Warrior

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