Origin of provost sergeant
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How to use provost sergeant in a sentence
“Stay in formation,” a sergeant from the ceremonial unit said over a public address system to the cops along the street.
Prince may have pranced around like a carefree libertine onstage, but in rehearsal he was more drill sergeant than sprite.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While the desk sergeant ran a background check, he was roughed up by another officer in the lock-up.
As I forced my exhausted body to exercise, I yelled at my legs like a drill sergeant, demanding five more minutes or one more set.
A squad soon arrived to take him away, and I saw the sergeant punch him in the face even though he went quietly.
Napoleon landed at Elba at an early hour in disguise, with a sergeant's company of marines.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Fixing bayonets and leaving the sergeant dead in the doorway, they charged again into the mass of the enemy.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
He turned his arm so that we could see the ripped stitching where his sergeant's stripes had been cut away.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
When the French generals reached the Austrian end they found a sergeant of engineers actually proceeding to fire the fuse.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The Sergeant stared at him hard, saw that both he and his friend wore evening dress, and grew proportionately respectful.Dope|Sax Rohmer