- the conductor of a military band, circus band, etc.
Origin of bandmaster
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No, these two—the bandmaster, the fellow who's taking these women about and our Schomberg.Victory
“I think that you should ask your sister first,” suggested the bandmaster.
It really looks,” said the bandmaster, “as though we might fight, after all.
It must have been some other bandmaster—not Captain Stanley.
The bandmaster was always ready to help us in every way possible.A Soldier's Life
Edwin G. Rundle
- the conductor of a band
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