But without a moment's hesitation a signaller sauntered out established the connexion, and sauntered back, despite the shrapnel.
I tried to locate the signaller on the Headquarters hill, but failed.
signaller should stand erect, well balanced on the arches of the feet.
When the dodge had been discovered and the signaller settled the Scottish got their own back.
Then he took up his post behind an ammunition wagon on the right of the battery, and fixed his eyes on the signaller in front.
The signaller turned to the senior officer present, "What will I send them, sir?"
We hurried forward, expecting to find that our signaller had been killed.
It is exactly like a signaller "offering" a train to the next block.
The Captain of the ship asked us to post a signaller to read any signals, Serjt.
signaller John Wilkinson and another member of the battalion plunged into the thick smoke and brought out seven men.
late 14c., "visible sign, indication," from Old French signal, seignal "seal, imprint, sign, mark," from Medieval Latin signale "a signal," from Late Latin signalis (adj.) "used as a signal, pertaining to a sign," from Latin signum "signal, sign" (see sign (n.)). Restricted sense "agreed-upon sign (to commence or desist, etc.) is from 1590s. Meaning "modulation of an electric current" is from 1855.
"remarkable, striking, notable" ("serving as a sign"), 1640s, from French signalé, past participle of signaler "to distinguish, signal" (see signal (n.)).
1805, "to make signals to," from signal (n.). Related: Signaled; signaling. Earlier verb was signalize (1650s).