corporal

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  • Info Corporal is a military rank in use in some form by most militaries and by some police forces or other uniformed organizations. more...
  • I will place one of my corporals in charge of your things. Cited from With Kitchener in the Soudan, by G. A. Henty
  • Private first class is below corporal and above private second class.
  • They usually commanded a section of twenty men with two corporals under him.
  • The remaining corporals command forward, MARCH, when opposite their places in the line. Cited from The Plattsburg Manual, by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • The men of each corporal's division rode next to each other. Cited from On Commando, by Dietlof Van Warmelo
  • He did n't get a vote for so much as a corporal's rank. Cited from Janice Meredith, by Paul Leicester Ford
  • One wounded man was killed by a shell while the corporal was carrying him.
  • Second corporal is a rank in the armed forces of some countries.
  • He or she is usually the band sergeant major or the band corporal.
  • During the war, he advanced from corporal to lieutenant colonel in command of the regiment.
  • They've two corporals of their own who keep order. Cited from Harvest, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • My two corporals were already waiting for us when we returned to the courtyard. Cited from In the Field (1914-1915), by Marcel Dupont
  • After basic training he was promoted to the rank of corporal and he applied for a commission.
  • Throughout the history of education the most common form of school discipline was corporal punishment.
  • The boy corporals also remained behind to act as messengers, should any be required. Cited from Captured by the Navajos, by Charles A. Curtis
  • Company F had arrived, and the boy corporals were again in possession of their beautiful horses. Cited from Captured by the Navajos, by Charles A. Curtis
  • In the Corporal's eyes, he is one degree above a General. Cited from Over The Top, by Arthur Guy Empey
  • He served for three years, rising to the rank of corporal.
  • Corporal punishment in schools has now disappeared from most Western countries, including all European countries.
  • The two boy corporals joined me as I followed the last wagon. Cited from Captured by the Navajos, by Charles A. Curtis
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Meaning of corporal

  • noun A noncommissioned officer in the army or air force or marines