Origin of colonel
Related formscolo·nel·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for colonel
Those who spoke out against it included a fellow Air Force colonel, Lindsay Graham, who also happens to be a U.S. senator.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A judge there would have wide latitude in sentencing and could send the colonel to prison.
An Army National Guard colonel charged with knowingly exposing a woman to HIV faced his accuser in a military courtroom on Monday.
Being called to duty, the colonel was forced to leave the young girl behind.New York’s Scariest Night Out: The Ghosts, Rats, and Lunatics of ‘Nightmare New York’|Justin Jones|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“All this boosts the morale of the Afghan Taliban,” says the colonel.Kabul Airport Attack Comes as Pakistani Fighters Join Afghan Taliban|Sami Yousafzai|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No doubt the colonel had started on his journey to Lancaster.The Manchester Rebels of the Fatal '45|William Harrison Ainsworth
"There's a fox's mask," said the Colonel at the bottom of the table, pointing a triangular bit out.The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
The colonel had looked upon him with sombre eyes the night of the dance.Lanier of the Cavalry|Charles King
The colonel had thrust the skeleton of John out of the passage.A Romance of the West Indies|Eugne Sue
Just then an aide rode up, and the Colonel gave a sharp command which put an end to this desultory talk.The Crisis, Complete|Winston Churchill