Words nearby commodore
Origin of commodore
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A motley crew of former sailors led by Commodore Joshua Barney mounted the only real resistance to the British.The Presidential Hopeful Obsessed With the War of 1812|Ben Jacobs|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Examine photographs of Andrew Carnegie, J. P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Mellon, and Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt.Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds|P. J. O’Rourke|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He joined the local Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club there and by 1977 had reached the membership rank of commodore.
Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard—“the Commodore”—had a passion for all things naval.
Accordingly, the field-officers pointed the pieces in person, and the words "look to the commodore—look to the two-deckers!"
You call me commodore, and I think it is no more than fair that I should give you your proper title.Breaking Away|Oliver Optic
There was no necessity to report, for commodore, captain, and all others heard the cry.Fighting in Cuban Waters|Edward Stratemeyer
In our own day, we frequently hear, Commodore ——'s broad pendant was hoisted on the ship ——.History of the National Flag of the United States of America|Schuyler Hamilton
I found twelve American captains prisoners on board the commodore's ship, who had been captured by the Squadron.Journal of Voyages|Jacob Dunham