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  • n. Plural form of underofficer.


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  • Over there, common soldiers were also grumbling because their underofficers made them chop firewood.

    Advance and Retreat

  • None of the northerners 'underofficers was a blond.

    Advance and Retreat

  • In a lot of ways, underofficers had more power over common soldiers than nobles did over serfs.

    Advance and Retreat

  • The bugles cried out again, this time with an order officers and underofficers echoed: "Advance!"

    Advance and Retreat

  • Defenders of the Stone brought up the tail end of the Tairens; in their breastplates and puffy black-and-gold striped coatsleeves, plumes of various colors on the rimmed helmets marking officers and underofficers.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • Normally it was a bad idea to explain the basis of your decisions to underofficers, his Ling Aspect had said.

    Tides Of Light

  • He had made Cermo and Jocelyn, both Bishops, his immediate underofficers.

    Tides Of Light

  • If this is correct, they would form an admirable source of underofficers….


  • A reputation for taking care of his men is a thing to be sought in a chief executive as well as in all underofficers.

    Increasing Human Efficiency in Business: A Contribution to the Psychology of Business

  • Humanity, like a great army, requires a general, captains, underofficers in their degree, and soldiers, each with their appointed duties.

    Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era


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