from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A noncommissioned officer in a nation's navy or coast guard.

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  • noun A non-commissioned officer in the US and UK Navy and the US Coast Guard; roughly equivalent to a sergeant in the army

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

  • noun a noncommissioned officer in the Navy or Coast Guard with a rank comparable to sergeant in the Army


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