from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A military officer above the rank of captain and below that of general, as a colonel. Abbreviated F. O.
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- noun A (para)military
commissioned officerwho holds a field grade, ranking under general officers but above lower grades and fit to command medium-size units on the field, such as a battalionor regiment; or a non-army equivalents in rank.
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- noun an officer holding the rank of major or lieutenant colonel or colonel
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