from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of sergeant.
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- n. Alternative spelling of sergeant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See sergeant, sergeantcy, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See sergeant, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an English barrister of the highest rank
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But the head nurseship of a hospital serjeant is the more essential, the more important, the more inexperienced the nurses.
For the serjeant was a rising man, and Lady Demolines was not exactly progressing in the world.
This artifice, to which he is impelled by towering ambition, the serjeant seems disposed to connive at -- and the serjeant is a hero, and a great man in his way; "your hero always must be tall, you know."
At last, calling the serjeant aside, I asked him, 'If I was too old to be accepted in place of my son?'
Why the serjeant is a scholar to be sure, and has the gift of reading.
The following was the procession of the 3d J Regt on the aforesaid day first one serjeant drest in an
Rather like prefects in a well-run school, or serjeant-majors in the army, they find out what the masters/officers cannot.
I suspected that the serjeant might have rode past him asleep under the tree; I therefore got three volunteers to go with me, and look for him.
He had been thirty-one years a soldier, twelve times a corporal, nine times a serjeant; but an unfortunate attachment to the bottle always returned him into the ranks.
Sent the serjeant after Bloore on one of the horses; he rode back as far as Sankaree without seeing him, and concluded he had lost the path.