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platoon sergeant

noun U.S. Army.
  1. the senior noncommissioned officer in a platoon, equivalent to sergeant first class.
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  • Probably the platoon-sergeant knows some words that sound sufficiently like Welsh.

    Punch, 1917.07.04, Vol. 153, Issue No. 1


  • It was on such a dawn as this that poor Jack L——, my platoon-sergeant, was killed.