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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An officer deputized to enlist new soldiers.

Usage examples (25)
  • That happened in Portsmouth, and then it was inevitable that, hungry and weak, he should be picked up by a marine recruiting-sergeant marching through the streets with a...
  • Here were these poor recruits, a few weeks since dragged from their native hearths, constrained by regal power to illustrate themselves by the sword -- when their hearts and...
  • Waverley to a recruiting-sergeant of his own regiment.
  • The two young men then went out to look for the recruiting-sergeant. for more
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