Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A disbursing agent of the United States navy.

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Examples

  • When he had finished, Mr Small commenced, "You see my man, you ask me to do what no navy-agent ever did before -- to lend upon a promise to pay, and that promise to pay from a midshipman.

    The Poacher Joseph Rushbrook

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