Definition of Colonels

1. Noun. (plural of colonel) ¹



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Definition of Colonels

1. colonel [n] - See also: colonel

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Literary usage of Colonels

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1856)
"Gordon, and C. Rose to be colonels in the 10. 38th Foot, Major RN Tinley to Army; Lieut.-Cohs. TC Luxmore, W. be Lieutenant-Colonel. ..."

2. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"The petition was seized before , . , any further adhesions had been given in. and the three colonels placed under arrest. On October i8,5 butc'"' however, ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1901)
"The petition of the three colonels It is seized, Oct. 18. but published. It recites the evils of monarchy. inevitable that some of them would find the new ..."

4. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1880)
"as heretofore returned to the colonels; aud that thereupon the officers receiving such orders shall, and they respectively are hereby impowered and directed ..."

5. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1822)
"... colonels : distinguishing the Number of each Rank in each Year from 25th January 1816 to 25th January 1821, and the Total of the whole. ..."

6. The British Army, 1783-1802: Four Lectures Delivered at the Staff College by John William Fortescue (1905)
"But it must be noted that before the middle of the eighteenth ' century colonels had become rather figure-heads than | actual commanders of regiments. ..."

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