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three-star

[three-stahr] /ˈθriˌstɑr/
adjective
1.
of or being a lieutenant general, as indicated by three stars on an insignia.
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  • But a hospital ship, with its staff of Two-star and three-star Physicians, was not to be called except in cases of extreme need.

    Star Surgeon Alan Nourse
  • Penny, we have barely thirty minutes in which to catch the three-star edition!

    The Cry at Midnight Mildred A. Wirt
  • The first two rows of seats at the right of the aisle were crammed with generals, two-star and three-star.

    Pipefuls Christopher Morley
  • Take that bottle of three-star along with you—no, sir; not another ounce of booze for the United States consul.

  • I took out a flask of three-star brandy, and passed it to the doubting mariner.

    The International Spy Allen Upward
  • And a short pull of the three-star together for the partin' salute,' says he.

  • Mr. Parker shook his head and began to read the three-star edition of the paper, its ink still damp from the press.

    Signal in the Dark Mildred A. Wirt

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