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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An officer ranking

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  • For the duration of this duty you are brevetted to the rank of sublieutenant.
  • Ensign was the lowest rank in the US Army until 1800; the naval rank of ensign wasn't used until 1862, and of course the British equivalent is still sublieutenant.
  • The number of European troops in the Colony was fixed at 400 men-at-arms, divided into six companies, each under a captain, a sublieutenant, a sergeant, and two corporals.
  • Yesterday, half a million people met at Revolution Plaza to bid farewell to the sublieutenant who was killed by one of these criminals who hijacked a boat to travel to... for more
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