aide-de-camp


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  • noun

Synonyms for aide-de-camp

an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

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replied Monsieur de Sucy, looking at the aide-de-camp, who, like himself, was only twenty-three years of age.
He did not end his sentence; the north wind blew at that moment with such ferocity that the aide-de-camp hurried on to escape being frozen, and the lips of Major de Sucy stiffened.
Turning round, de Sucy recognized the young aide-de-camp in the flaring of the flames.
Good-bye," said the aide-de-camp, "I have scarcely time to get across that fatal river--and I MUST; I have a mother in France.
The aide-de-camp seized a brand from the fire and waved it in her face.
To all my letters, my lord; and the aide-de-camp had known me at St.
The Emperor Nicholas Pavlovich (Nicholas I) had noticed him while he was still at the College, and continued to take notice of him in the regiment, and it was on this account that people predicted for him an appointment as aide-de-camp to the Emperor.
To attain that end it would be necessary to be an aide-de-camp to the Emperor--which he expected to become--or to marry into that exclusive set, which he resolved to do.
he called, and he went into the next room where he promptly came across and aide-de-camp of his acquaintance and dropped into conversation with him about an actress and her protector.
He had served as aide-de-camp to General Sir John Moore in the Peninsular War and was one of the four officers who carried the body of their commander, killed in the Battle of Corunna, to its burial spot.
The first mayor of Midland was the Scot Simon Frazer; his mother was a Macdonnell, related to Bishop Alexander Macdonnell and Sir Isaac Brock's aide-de-camp, John Macdonnell.
It seems that her aide-de-camp hubby went to the palatial front gates of her official residence in Saar, and ordered a team of sewerage workers to stop working, and be schnell about it
He received the Bronze Star medal for his exceptionally meritorious serve as Aide-de-Camp while serving with NATO Training Mission.
England's King Already known as - hold your breath now - His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Meirioneth, Baron Greenwich, Royal Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle, Grand Master and First and Principal Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, Member of the Order of Merit, Companion of the Order of Australia, Extra Companion of the Queen's Service Order, Royal Chief of the Order of Logohu, Canadian Forces Decoration, Lord of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Privy Councillor of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, and Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty, you'd have thought he had quite enough.
He was also the aide-de-camp (ADC) to the President of India between 1983 and 1985.