judge advocate general
noun, plural judge advocates general, judge advocate generals. Military.
- judge a book by its cover, one can't,
- judge advocate,
- judge lynch,
- judge not, that ye be not judged,
- judges' rules
Origin of judge advocate general
Examples from the Web for judge advocate general
In the English navy there is an official whose functions are somewhat similar to those of the judge-advocate-general.
But what the Judge-Advocate-General did do, in view of the crisis, is sufficiently apparent.The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt|David Miller DeWitt
These charges have come down from head-quarters, having been prepared in the office of the Judge-Advocate-General.Wanderings in India|John Lang
The foregoing is a synoptical statement of the evidence, together with the judge-advocate-general's conclusions.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Seven|Abraham Lincoln