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a noncommissioned army officer of a rank above that of corporal.
U.S. Air Force. any noncommissioned officer above the rank of airman first class.
a police officer ranking immediately below a captain or a lieutenant in the U.S. and immediately below an inspector in Britain.
a title of a particular office or function at the court of a monarch (often used in combination):
sergeant of the larder; sergeant-caterer.
sergeant at arms.
Also called sergeant at law. British. (formerly) a member of a superior order of barristers.
(initial capital letter) a surface-to-surface, single-stage, U.S. ballistic missile.
a tenant by military service, below the rank of knight.
a noncommissioned officer in certain armed forces, usually ranking above a corporal

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

See sergeant at arms
a court or municipal officer who has ceremonial duties
(formerly) a tenant by military service, not of knightly rank
See serjeant at law

Acts 16:35, 38 (R.V., “lictors”), officers who attended the magistrates and assisted them in the execution of justice.


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