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masters-at-arms

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Plural of master-at-arms.

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  • n. Plural form of master-at-arms.

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Examples

  • The ships weapons department assumed trash detail and the carriers Marines and masters-at-arms sealed off the sick bay, blocking reporters and curious sailors from straying too close.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • The men worked with a fervor unusual to see, worked without the incentive of the whip or the bullying cries of the masters-at-arms.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • He showed Sharpe the galley beneath the forecastle, introduced him to masters-at-arms, cooks, Bosuns, Gunner's Mates, the carpenter, then offered to take Sharpe up the mainmast.

    Sharpe's Trafalgar

  • In order to make firm and lasting peace Alis sends one of his masters-at-arms and bids Alexander come to him and rule all the land; but that he do Alis so much honour as to allow him to keep the name of emperor and let him have the crown; thus, if he will, can this covenant be made 'twixt the twain of them.

    Clig├ęs. English

  • The Naval Academy office consists of between 30 and 40 Department of Defense civilian officers and about 20 military police officers, or masters-at-arms, sources said.

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  • Security departments told the IG they have been hit hard by overseas deployments, as masters-at-arms are in high demand, according to the report.

    Navy Times - News

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