Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of sergeant.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Army drill sergeants from a basic training unit were sent as mentors.

    Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell, IV: Inspirational Leaders, Incredible Impact

  • "Any sergeants from the Headquarters Troop on leave, Tommy?"

    Twenty-Three and a Half Hours' Leave

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Bell; following them came the hearse with the coffin, beside which was a guard of honour composed of a detail of twelve orderly sergeants from the Veteran Reserve Corps, under the command of Captain J.M. M'Camley of the 9th, and Lieutenants

    Obsequies of President Lincoln at Washington and New York

  • Before Jomar Falu-Vives, 23, allegedly gunned down three people in Colorado Springs in two drive-by shootings in 2008, his wife said she called his sergeants to warn he was liable to

    Gazette.com :

  • It was gathered originally from what our friend Hereward, who was one of their inferior officers, called sergeants or constables, had suffered to transpire of what he had heard the preceding evening.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • But soldiers at Kamenka had been told to use a more familiar approach — to call their sergeants by name.

    A Russian Soldier’s Story

  • But soldiers at Kamenka had been told to use a more familiar approach — to call their sergeants by name.

    A Russian Soldier’s Story

  • One of my sergeants is a sadistic, uber-fit man-bot.

    bluemeany Diary Entry

  • "Sir" — we had to call sergeants "sir" until graduation — "most of those methods, really, they looked … kind of silly."

    The Forever War

  • "Sir" - we had to call sergeants "sir" until graduation - "most of those methods, really, they looked ... kind of silly."

    The Forever War

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