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Lexicographical Neighbors of Out Of Commission
Literary usage of Out of commission
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"An order had come through the blockade that the Georgia, on account of her deficiencies in speed and fighting ability, should be put out of commission, ..."
2. The Old Navy and the New by Daniel Ammen, Ulysses Simpson Grant (1891)
"... Command of the Shenandoah—She goes to Philadelphia to be put out of Commission—Lieutenant-General Grant visits Rear-Admiral Lee, on the Minnesota, ..."
3. The Problems and Lessons of the War by George Hubbard Blakeslee (1916)
"in commission in reserve out of commission under construction Battleships Armored Cruisers ist, 2d, 3d Class Cruisers Destroyers Submarines Torpedo Boat ..."
4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by ed Andrew Findlater, John Merry Ross (1868)
"After the termination of the great European struggle, a large number of ships of war were put ' m ordinary,' or out of commission, and their officers placed ..."
5. The Horseless Age (1903)
"... Out of Commission. BY DR. WARREN G. BROWN. June 21, 1902, I purchased a light gasoline machine with top and ordinary equipment, which I have run 1970 ..."