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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or being a member of a military rank below a commissioned officer or warrant officer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Mil.) designating to those members of the armed forces not commissioned as an officer.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of enlist.
  • adjective Belonging to the military, but not as a commissioned officer.
  • noun Those individuals who have enlisted in the military and who are not commissioned officers.

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  • As seen here.

    September 19, 2008

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    September 19, 2008

  • But we have *you*.

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  • I wonder, sometimes, whether the National Egg Collection for the Wounded is still in operation.

    September 19, 2008

  • Jenn: Aww. :-)

    Chained_bear: You know, that's a good question. Maybe it's gone underground. That would explain all the missing eggs from my kitchen.

    September 19, 2008