Sergeant



noun
1.
a noncommissioned army officer of a rank above that of corporal.
2.
U.S. Air Force. any noncommissioned officer above the rank of airman first class.
3.
a police officer ranking immediately below a captain or a lieutenant in the U.S. and immediately below an inspector in Britain.
4.
a title of a particular office or function at the court of a monarch (often used in combination):
sergeant of the larder; sergeant-caterer.
5.
sergeant at arms.
6.
Also called sergeant at law. British. (formerly) a member of a superior order of barristers.
7.
sergeantfish.
8.
(initial capital letter) a surface-to-surface, single-stage, U.S. ballistic missile.
9.
a tenant by military service, below the rank of knight.
noun
1.
a member of the royal house of England that ruled from 1461 to 1485.
2.
1st Duke of (Edmund of Langley) 1341–1402, progenitor of the house of York (son of Edward III).
3.
Alvin Cullum
[kuhl-uh m] /ˈkʌl əm/ (Show IPA), (Sergeant) 1887–1964, U.S. soldier.
4.
Yorkshire (def 1).
5.
Ancient Eboracum. a city in North Yorkshire, in NE England, on the Ouse: the capital of Roman Britain; cathedral.
6.
a city in SE Pennsylvania: meeting of the Continental Congress 1777–78.
7.
an estuary in E Virginia, flowing SE into Chesapeake Bay. 40 miles (64 km) long.
8.
Cape, a cape at the NE extremity of Australia.
noun
1.
a noncommissioned officer in certain armed forces, usually ranking above a corporal
2.

(in Britain) a police officer ranking between constable and inspector
(in the US) a police officer ranking below a captain

3.
See sergeant at arms
4.
a court or municipal officer who has ceremonial duties
5.
(formerly) a tenant by military service, not of knightly rank
6.
See serjeant at law
verb
1.
(transitive) (cricket) to bowl or try to bowl (a batsman) by pitching the ball under or just beyond the bat
noun
1.
a historic city in NE England, in York unitary authority, North Yorkshire, on the River Ouse: the military capital of Roman Britain; capital of the N archiepiscopal province of Britain since 625, with a cathedral (the Minster) begun in 1154; noted for its cycle of medieval mystery plays; unusually intact medieval walls; university (1963). Pop: 137 505 (2001) Latin name Eboracum
2.
a unitary authority in NE England, in North Yorkshire. Pop: 183 100 (2003 est). Area: 272 sq km (105 sq miles)
3.
Cape York, a cape in NE Australia, in Queensland at the N tip of the Cape York Peninsula, extending into the Torres Strait: the northernmost point of Australia
noun
1.
the English royal house that reigned from 1461 to 1485 and was descended from Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York (1411–60), whose claim to the throne precipitated the Wars of the Roses. His sons reigned as Edward IV and Richard III
2.
Alvin C(ullum). 1887–1964, US soldier and hero of World War I
3.
Duke of, full name Prince Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany. 1763–1827, second son of George III of Great Britain and Ireland. An undistinguished commander-in-chief of the British army (1798–1809), he is the “grand old Duke of York” of the nursery rhyme
4.
Prince Andrew, Duke of. born 1960, second son of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He married (1986) Miss Sarah Ferguson; they divorced in 1996; their first daughter, Princess Beatrice of York, was born in 1988 and their second, Princess Eugenie of York, in 1990
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