Definition of Full admiral

1. Noun. The supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Full Admiral

full-thickness burn
full-thickness flap
full-thickness graft
full-time equivalent
full-wave rectifier
full English
full English breakfast
full English breakfasts
full adder
full admiral (current term)
full and by
full as a goog
full back
full bar
full bathroom
full bird colonel
full blast
full blood
full board
full boat
full boats
full bore
full breakfast
full breakfasts

Literary usage of Full admiral

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lines from My Log-books by Sir John Charles Dalrymple Hay (1898)
"... another seven years and our naval cadet of sixty years ago has got to the top of the tree, is now a full Admiral, and gets £2 : 2s. a day half-pay—that ..."

2. The Chronicles of the St. Lawrence by James MacPherson Le Moine (1878)
"In 1804 he was made a baronet, and in 1814 became a full admiral in the British Navy. Nooks and Corners of New England Coast, DRAKE. ..."

3. The Heroic Record of the British Navy: A Short History of the Naval War by Archibald Spicer Hurd, Henry Howarth Bashford (1919)
"Divided into three main commands—the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Asiatic, each in charge of a full admiral, the only other full admiral in the American ..."

4. The War-whirl in Washington by Frank Ward O'Malley (1918)
"or five stars, and therefore probably was the property of at least a general, perhaps a ranking full admiral. " They had n't ought ta done it! ..."

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