noun Military Slang.
Origin of top sergeant
Examples from the Web for top sergeant
Then early in the afternoon my top-sergeant got a bayonet, and a hand-grenade got a group of my non-commissioned officers.
It came from a prisoner on the transport who was sentenced to fifteen years for striking a top-sergeant.
His top-sergeant had seen to that, even though the soldier had surreptitiously sought to slip a revolver inside his army shirt.
Top-Sergeant Peter Spooner glanced at that scowl, and a faint frown crossed his own features.
Our top-sergeant was scoring badly at six hundred yards, and the lieutenant said, “Let me try your gun.”At Plattsburg|Allen French