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RANK. The order or place in which certain officers are placed in the army and navy, in relation to others, is called their rank.
     2. It is a maxim, that officers of, an inferior rank are bound to obey all the lawful commands of their superiors, and are justified for such obedience.

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Henman and Rusedski were expected to pull rank on Todd Martin and Jim Courier six months ago, and look what happened to them.
Nahrain HAVING shaken off seven months of racing inactivity, Nahrain is primed for her first appearance at Group 1 level since the Breeders' Cup, when one of last season's top fillies will bid to pull rank on some of this year's stars, writes Jon Le es.
But he's adamant that it's now his time to pull rank and climb back on top.
Both are Cabinet bruisers willing to throw their weight around to press their impacton Government policy and pull rank on colleagues.
I might have to pull rank on somebody," the longest-tenured Angels starter said.
Therefore, the Celtic manager should be able to pull rank under FIFA rules and keep his player for the Old Firm game.
And so did the world's governing body FIFA, who are threatening to pull rank and look more deeply into the whole thing.
Bob Ainsworth, Coventry North-East MP is writing to Dr Stephen Ladyman asking him to pull rank and progress the dispute which is now two years old.