verb (used with object)
Origin of regiment
Examples from the Web for regiment
Contemporary Examples of regiment
The regiment the child actors faced at Educational Pictures was extreme and included a “punishment box.”Does Fashion Week Exploit Teen Models?
September 14, 2014
No, instead of the global nomads, Sinatra filled his 707 with his regiment of musicians and his best local buddies.Frank Sinatra and the Birth of the Jet Set
August 2, 2014
He was in command of the regiment as he saw our comrades driven in.The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary
May 26, 2014
A regiment of United States lancers were drawn up in a hollow square round the Lethal Chamber.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show
Robert W. Chambers
February 20, 2014
Obama never served, probably never even knew how big a regiment or brigade was until just a few years ago.Obama and the Munich Katrinas
November 26, 2013
Historical Examples of regiment
There is an officer in this regiment of the name of Chatterton?
In the interim, the Colonel sent one day to know if he would drill the regiment.
A regiment which had left Fort Colburne was said to be on the road to reinforce them.
I did not know how to read as well as a lot of the schemers who were in my regiment.The Boy Life of Napoleon
The barrel of beer is in the corner but it is sacred as the honour of the regiment!Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
verb (ˈrɛdʒɪˌmɛnt) (tr)
Word Origin for regiment
late 14c., "government, rule, control," from Old French regiment "government, rule" (14c.), from Late Latin regimentum "rule, direction," from Latin regere "to rule" (see regal). Meaning "unit of an army" first recorded 1570s (originally the reference was to permanent organization and discipline), from French. The exact number in the unit varies over time and place.
"to form into a regiment," 1610s, from regiment (n.). General sense of "organize systematically" is from 1690s. Related: Regimented; regimenting.