officer of the day love

officer of the day

Definitions

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

  • n. A military officer who, for a given day, assumes responsibility for security, order, and supervision of the guard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the officer who, on a given day, has charge for that day of the guard, prisoners, and police of the post or camp; abbreviated O. D., OD, or O. O. D.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He was officer of the day and he would have to organise the picquets, inspect the lines, scrape together some supplies from the Commissary, who would have none.

    Sharpe's Eagle

  • The officer of the day said that he had inspected my quarters soon after I went to the Fencing Academy and found everything in order, and that it must have been done within a half hour.

    Henry Ossian Flipper The Colored Cadet at West Point

  • While taking the pail the officer of the day approached me and most politely asked: "Going for water, Mr. Flipper?"

    Henry Ossian Flipper The Colored Cadet at West Point

  • It was Stifle, who had been officer of the day at the Information Office.

    Stork Naked

  • Of course he is surprised, and the more so when the officer of the day inspects for his -- the plebe's -- satisfaction the sentry-box, and finds no one there.

    Henry Ossian Flipper The Colored Cadet at West Point

  • Not even the officer of the day usually bothered to spend the latenight hours at the cluttered desk provided in one corner of the comm area.

    Phule me twice

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