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judge advocate

noun, plural judge advocates. Military.
a staff officer designated as legal adviser to a commander and charged with the administration of military justice.
Origin of judge advocate
First recorded in 1740-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Colonel Andrews in turn administered the oath to the judge advocate.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The judge advocate called the court to order and began anew.

    Capitola's Peril Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • The judge advocate read, looked puzzled, glanced up, and cleared his throat.

    A Wounded Name Charles King
  • The judge advocate has furnished me with a copy of the charges.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • "Just a moment," interposed Warren, and handed another slip to the judge advocate, who read the question aloud.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The judge advocate's manifest surprise was reflected in her face.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • He had tendered his services to the judge advocate General's department, but had heard nothing from his application.

  • When he had finished, the judge advocate continued his questions.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The judge advocate and the members of the court looked gravely at each other.

    The Wing-and-Wing J. Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for judge advocate

judge advocate

noun (pl) judge advocates
an officer who superintends proceedings at a military court martial
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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