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Synonyms for brigadier

a general officer ranking below a major general

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The brigadier and two pioneers fell dead; the rest of the troop took to flight.
And the four friends rushed out of the fort, gained the field of battle, picked up the four muskets of the privates and the half-pike of the brigadier, and convinced that the fugitives would not stop till they reached the city, turned again toward the bastion, bearing with them the trophies of their victory.
Now you have done, Grimaud, take our brigadier's half-pike, tie a napkin to it, and plant it on top of our bastion, that these rebels of Rochellais may see that they have to deal with brave and loyal soldiers of the king."
"`Yes,' replied the brigadier; `and as his head is valued at a thousand Roman crowns, there would have been five hundred for you, if you had helped us to catch him.' The two young persons exchanged looks.
A brigadier general of the regular army was quoted as lamenting the fact that the troops had not been called out to take the mob by the throat and shake law and order into it.
She knew the brigadier well--an old friend, familiar and respectful, saying heartily, "To your good health, Madame!" before lifting to his lips the small glass of cognac--out of the special bottle she kept for friends.
"There's not a brigadier in all Kentucky that can call himself master of so sleek and well-jointed a nag!
RAWALPINDI: Promotion board from Brigadiers to Major General was held at General Headquarters on Thursday, Inter services
RAWALPINDI -- Promotion board from Brigadiers to Major General was held at General Headquarters on Thursday, Inter services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
RAWALPINDI -- Promotion board from Brigadiers to Major General was held at General Headquarters, a press release of ISPR says on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD -- Army Promotion Board from Brigadiers to the rank of Major Generals presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in its meeting held here on Friday promoted 29 Brigadiers to the rank of Major Generals.
Moreover, he said that according to the Army Act 283, 284, brigadiers are kept in an A-class cell and his client should be allotted the same.
The conference will also approve promotion of over one hundred officers to the ranks of Colonel and Brigadier. Several posts of Brigadiers are vacant due to promotion of twenty-nine Brigadiers to the posts of Major General in recent days.
RAWALPINDI, March 10, 2010 (Frontier Star): The meeting of the Army Promotion Board was held here on Wednesday with Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani in the chair promoted of 29 Brigadiers to the rank of Major General.
RAWALPINDI, March 10, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The meeting of the Army Promotion Board was held here on Wednesday with Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani in the chair promoted of 29 Brigadiers to the rank of Major General.