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n. - A naval officer who ranks above a captain and below a rear admiral.

Usage examples (33)
  • "I didn't know anybody but my father was called commodore!"
  • One of the ships, King records, "wore a CHEF D'ESCADRE'S pennant," that is, a commodore's.
  • "We'll be back in half an hour," called the commodore, as they rowed away from the schooner.
  • For I knowed the commodore was the lad t 'string 'em to the yard-arm an' he had the say on it. for more
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