sergeant-major love

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  • n. A rank of non-commissioned officer in various military services of the world.

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Examples

  • Likewise, his two brothers had gone into the army; one, troop sergeant-major of the Seventh Hussars, dying in

    THE CARTER AND THE CARPENTER

  • The sergeant-major posture, the aquiline nose, the forbidding brow of an Easter Island monolith: Jack Charlton.

    On the decline of civility

  • The company sergeant-major threw himself on a grenade to protect his comrades, dying in the process.

    Hong Kong's Second World War

  • The company sergeant-major, he threw himself on a grenade to protect his comrades, dying in the process.

    Hong Kong's Second World War

  • Armored Div command sergeant-major with 27 yrs service,

    well built man in a kilt | My[confined]Space

  • An ex–military policeman, he was nicknamed Ping after the Elastic Man, but he was Elastic Man with a moustache and a terrifying sergeant-major bellow, which he used at close range to yell right into the eardrum of any boy whom he managed to snare.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • Did the sergeant-major or his men follow Lieutenant Langford out and shoot him?

    Nutrition

  • At six-two, I towered over the sergeant-major as he stood at attention in front of his desk.

    Nutrition

  • The sergeant-major, a burly Irishman with a handlebar moustache, stepped in with a stool and apologized to me.

    Nutrition

  • "Her husband's a blacksmith," the sergeant-major added.

    Nutrition

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