a city in NE Hampshire, in S England, SW of London.
a large military training center there.
The council of military education was largely the work of the Prince, as also was the formation of the Aldershot camp.
Social Transformations of the Victorian Age T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
Aldershot was not very far away, and they spent all his leaves there.
The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
His regiment is at Aldershot, himself rusticating in Herefordshire—whither he has come to spend a few weeks’ leave of absence.
Gwen Wynn Mayne Reid
I didn’t know where Aldershot was, but had no manner of doubt that he was perfectly right.
The Golden Age Kenneth Grahame
There used to be a story told in Aldershot of an officer who was about to take part in his first battle.
With our Fighting Men William E. Sellers
That day at Aldershot every man was given a chance to go back to Newfoundland.
World’s War Events, Vol. I Various
At Portsmouth we entrained for Aldershot, and on arrival marched to the same grounds we occupied eleven years ago.
A Soldier’s Life Edwin G. Rundle
At Aldershot, where they lived, there was an unspoken rule that brides should be left alone.
The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
And why on earth, if you can win silver medals at Aldershot, didn’t you box for the house and smash up that sidey ass Stanning?
The White Feather P. G. Wodehouse
If it were adopted, Oxford might take the place of Aldershot.
Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
a town in S England, in Hampshire: site of a large military camp. Pop: 58 170 (2001)
a woman who is a member of a municipal legislative body, especially of a municipal council.
- Alder’s anomaly
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a member of a municipal legislative body, especially of a municipal council. (in England) one of the members, chosen by the elected councilors, in a borough or county council. Early English History. a chief. (later) the chief magistrate of a county or group of counties. Northern U.S. Slang. a pot belly. Historical Examples These influences […]
the district, office, or rank of an alderman. Historical Examples He purchased the aldermanry of this ward, as by the abstract of deeds, which I have read thereof, may appear. The Survey of London John Stow Under the circumstances it was deemed best to keep the aldermanry open until Wilkes regained his liberty. London and […]