Browne tells the story of a sergeant Leigh Ann Hester and squad leader Timothy Nein who came under attack in Iraq.
sergeant Major Mike Booley, 46, said that a string of promises were broken over his career.
And the House can keep the witness there, using its own enforcer—its “sergeant at arms”—until the House session ends.
“Here, First sergeant,” said a soldier of the 418th Transportation Company.
“sergeant,” Mattis called to his sergeant at arms, positioned outside the office.
His advancement had been rapid, from private to sergeant, and from sergeant to a commission.
sergeant Wilde was met on his entry into the town by almost the whole population.
As the men so contentedly remained in the dangerous position, it may be inferred that they were as wise as the sergeant.
We would do anything in our power for sergeant Wilde and for the cause, but we cannot starve!'
Meanwhile Overton, with the aid of his sergeant, was drawing up an official report, and making general examination.
c.1200, "servant," from Old French sergent, serjant "(domestic) servant, valet; court official; soldier," from Medieval Latin servientum (nominative serviens) "servant, vassal, soldier" (in Late Latin "public official"), from Latin servientem "serving," present participle of servire "to serve" (see serve (v.)); cognate with Spanish sirviente, Italian servente; a twin of servant, and 16c. writers sometimes use the two words interchangeably.
Specific sense of "military servant" is attested from late 13c.; that of "officer whose duty is to enforce judgments of a tribunal or legislative body" is from c.1300 (sergeant at arms is attested from late 14c.). Meaning "non-commissioned military officer" first recorded 1540s. Originally a much more important rank than presently. As a police rank, in Great Britain from 1839.
Middle English alternative spelling serjeant (from Old French) was retained in Britain in special use as title of a superior order of barristers (c.1300, from legal Latin serviens ad legem, "one who serves (the king) in matters of law"), from which Common Law judges were chosen; also used of certain other officers of the royal household. sergeant-major is from 1570s. The sergeant-fish (1871) so-called for lateral markings resembling a sergeant's stripes. Related: Sergeancy.
city in northern England, Old English Eoforwic, earlier Eborakon (c.150), an ancient Celtic name, probably meaning "Yew-Tree Estate," but Eburos may also be a personal name. Yorkshire pudding is recorded from 1747; Yorkshire terrier first attested 1872; short form Yorkie is from 1950.