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flag lieutenant

noun
1.
an admiral's ADC
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  • First came the flag lieutenant, followed shortly by the Admiral's legs.

    From Snotty to Sub Wolstan Beaumont Charles Weld Forester
  • Commodore Buchanan was badly hurt, and the flag lieutenant, Minor.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • The flag lieutenant is the personal aide of the fleet commander.

  • The flag lieutenant came and leaned against the rail at my side.

    Stories of the Ships Lewis R. Freeman
  • During the luncheon I handed him a note from his flag lieutenant.

    From the Bottom Up Alexander Irvine
  • "It will be our turn presently," the flag lieutenant said, as he turned a sheaf of signals just passed up to him.

    Stories of the Ships Lewis R. Freeman
  • Giving my arm a friendly squeeze in passing, he disappeared down the ladder, followed by his flag lieutenant.

    Stories of the Ships Lewis R. Freeman
  • Just then his flag lieutenant, stepping rather more quickly than usual, handed him a signal.

    Stories of the Ships Lewis R. Freeman
  • When the flag lieutenant read it, he laughed, tore it up and handed the pieces to me.

    From the Bottom Up Alexander Irvine

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