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colour sergeant

noun
1.
a sergeant who carries the regimental, battalion, or national colours, as in a colour guard
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  • A colour sergeant fell flat with his flag as if he had slipped on ice.

    The Little Regiment Stephen Crane
  • "It's better to go to sleep, my lad," The colour sergeant said.

    The Red Horizon Patrick MacGill

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