top sergeant


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top′ ser′geant


n.
a first sergeant.
[1915–20]
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"He appointed his top sergeant to visit the dance hall on dance nights and as he was about 6ft 6ins tall and very wide - from then on everything was peaceful.
In addition, the town will vote on transferring $10,644 from free cash to adjust the police lieutenant's salaries, which the former town administrator agreed to raise to ensure an adequate "differential'' from the top sergeant rate.
They made you know what was going on at all times and didn't talk to you like a top sergeant. They understood that everyone made mistakes.
But just as Elwood is poised to pull off the biggest scam of his career, a monkey wrench appears in the person of new top sergeant Robert Lee (Scott Glenn), a tough, old Vietnam vet intent upon some house cleaning.