Colonel


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COLONEL. An officer in the army, next below a brigadier general, bears this title.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"The wicked Colonel's will has left his Diamond as a birthday present to my cousin Rachel," says Mr.
But it was by no means an easy employment; for in nothing was Colonel Lloyd more particular than in the management of his horses.
The colonel quivered; then he smiled, and made a motion of incredulity.
You will inquire for le Colonel Silky, when you call."
The mess rose joyously as he thrust forward the hilt of his sabre in token of fealty for the colonel of the White Hussars to touch, and dropped into a vacant chair amid shouts of: "Rung ho, Hira Singh!" (which being translated means "Go in and win ").
But, in after days, when the frenzy of that hideous epoch had subsided, it was remembered how loudly Colonel Pyncheon had joined in the general cry, to purge the land from witchcraft; nor did it fail to be whispered, that there was an invidious acrimony in the zeal with which he had sought the condemnation of Matthew Maule.
Their colonel, Karl Bogdanich Schubert, came up to Denisov's squadron and rode at a footpace not far from Rostov, without taking any notice of him although they were now meeting for the first time since their encounter concerning Telyanin.
'What dost thou?' said the Colonel, when Kim trotted up.
At the park she laughed at the colonel, and in the cottage at Marianne.
But the Colonel yawned sadly among the Duchesses and great ladies of the Court.
The men, listening with bated breath, now turned their curious eyes upon the colonel. They had a ragamuffin interest in this affair.
He is now in his fifth year, and has brought in turn each of the prizes of the turf to Colonel Ross, his fortunate owner.