Part of speech: noun

A non- commissioned military officer next above a corporal.

Part of speech: noun

Sergeancy, sergeantcy.

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Usage examples "sergeant":

  1. So, out of this nightmare of a face, the one beautiful eye of Sergeant Marigold was bent on me, as he delivered his message. - "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.
  2. Even Sergeant Smith, who could not understand a word of what was being said, knew it. - ""The Pomp of Yesterday"", Joseph Hocking.
  3. Second Sergeant, John Kerney. - "American Prisoners of the Revolution", Danske Dandridge.