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company officer

noun, Army and Marine Corps.
a captain or lieutenant serving in a company.
Origin of company officer
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One of his ideas was that a company officer must know the name of every man in his company.

    John Brown Captain R. W. Campbell
  • It's standard practice for every member of the group to be a company officer.

    Junior Achievement William Lee
  • They were interrupted by a command from the company officer to "get a move on."

    Norman Ten Hundred A. Stanley Blicq
  • Not that our company officer would have tolerated any nonsense of that kind.

  • Providence and the company officer have a great deal to look after.

    War's Brighter Side Julian Ralph.
  • He entered the army as a company officer at less than twenty-four years of age.

    The Southern Soldier Boy James Carson Elliott
  • Yet Ralph became a company officer without getting engaged even to Nan Merridew.

    Denis Dent Ernest W. Hornung
  • We were there a week, part of my spare time being employed in helping a Confederate company officer make out a correct pay-roll.

  • In these high official hospitalities neither Colburne nor any other company officer was invited to share.

  • There were but eight British officers; including the colonel, major, and adjutant, and one company officer to each two companies.

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