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military service


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  • n. Service in an army or other military organisation, whether as a chosen job or as a result of an involuntary draft (conscription).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a force that is a branch of the armed forces
  • n. land tenure by service in the lord's army


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  • For a time he was in the military service of the Duke of Mecklenburg, and formed a connection with

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature

  • But if you are ashamed to confess your own acts, see what Thrasonides says and does, who having seen so much military service as perhaps not even you have, first of all went out by night, when Geta does not venture out, but if he were compelled by his master, would have cried out much and would have gone out lamenting his bitter slavery.

    The Discourses of Epictetus

  • As he was satisfied his action at Kernstown had been proper, Garnett was determined to have vindication and, no less, to renew in some capacity his military service in defense of the South.


  • While Roosevelt could not denounce the Administration for debarring himself from military service abroad, he could, and did, attack it for its treatment of General Wood, treatment which both did injustice to a brave and very competent soldier and deprived our Army in its need of a precious source of strength.

    Theodore Roosevelt An Intimate Biography

  • On September 13, two weeks after his appointment, Ludendorff bluntly demanded that Bethmann-Hollweg extend the draft for military service or compulsory war production work to all men between fifteen and sixty.

    Castles of Steel

  • A case of unusual interest is that of Cyrus Pringle, a Vermont Quaker who was drafted into the military service in 1863, and refused to serve on the ground that his religion and his conscience would not permit him to bear arms.

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • Why did the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph Ellis, whose accuracy in writing about the framers of the Constitution remains unchallenged, tell his students fanciful fabrications about his supposed military service in Vietnam?

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • These young warriors traditionally “married” boys and satisfied their sexual needs with them during their early years of military service before they were able to pay the “brideprice” needed to marry a woman.

    Why Nothing Works

  • Henceforth we command that no man be disseized of any seisin that he holds, without cognisance of cause, or special order from ourselves; and that our people be not oppressed with new exactions of tallages and fresh customs; nor shall a muster be ordered in order to get the people's money, nor shall they be called out for military service without sufficient cause.

    The Memoirs of the Lord of Joinville

  • ODonnell responded that this would be a disaster, because Sorensen had been a conscientious objector to military service and could not therefore argue credibly for the use of force.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office


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