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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Officer of court whose duty it is to preserve order.

Usage examples (34)
  • My neighbor was a retired sergeant-at-arms.
  • In 1919, he was elected as the sergeant-at-arms of the Senate.
  • We were escorted by a sergeant-at-arms, no one of higher rank.
  • But her aim was somewhat off and she shot his sergeant-at-arms instead. for more
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