soldierlike


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soldierlike

(ˈsəʊldʒəˌlaɪk)
adj
(Military) resembling a soldier
adv
(Military) in the manner of a soldier
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Adj.1.soldierlike - (of persons) befitting a warriorsoldierlike - (of persons) befitting a warrior; "a military bearing"
military - characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military; "military uniforms"
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The homeward march being somewhat tardy,--owing to the un- soldierlike behaviour of certain corporals, who, being gentlemen of sedentary pursuits in private life and excitable out of doors, broke several windows with their bayonets, and rendered it imperative on the commanding officer to deliver them over to a strong guard, with whom they fought at intervals as they came along,--it was nine o'clock when the locksmith reached home.
But if Osborne's were short and soldierlike letters, it must be confessed, that were Miss Sedley's letters to Mr.
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