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 Meanings and Examples of COLONEL
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colonel
 n.  a commissioned military officer
Classic Sentence: (131 in 9 pages)
1  Schubert, the colonel of the Pavlograd Hussars, is dining with us today.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
2  At the other end sat the count, with the hussar colonel on his left and Shinshin and the other male visitors on his right.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
3  The colonel told them that the declaration of war had already appeared in Petersburg and that a copy, which he had himself seen, had that day been forwarded by courier to the commander-in-chief.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX
4  The colonel was a stout, tall, plethoric German, evidently devoted to the service and patriotically Russian.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX
5  Pierre listened to the colonel's speech and nodded approvingly.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX
6  You tell the colonel in the presence of other officers that an officer has stolen.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V
7  Beside the bridge Nesvitski found the colonel to whom he had to deliver the order, and having done this he rode back.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
8  The high-shouldered figure of Zherkov, familiar to the Pavlograds as he had but recently left their regiment, rode up to the colonel.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
9  Zherkov was followed by an officer of the suite who rode up to the colonel of hussars with the same order.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
10  The colonel deliberately stopped the regiment and turned to Nesvitski.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
11  continued the colonel in an offended tone.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
12  The colonel looked silently at the officer of the suite, at the stout staff officer, and at Zherkov, and he frowned.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
13  Rostov no longer looked at the colonel, he had no time.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
14  "At boss zides, Captain," he heard the voice of the colonel, who, having ridden ahead, had pulled up his horse near the bridge, with a triumphant, cheerful face.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
15  And Denisov rode up to a group that had stopped near Rostov, composed of the colonel, Nesvitski, Zherkov, and the officer from the suite.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  The colonel led a successful raid against a rebel base.
2  A colonel is inferior to a general.
3  Regiments are usually commanded by a colonel and are sometimes made up of soldiers from a particular city or part of the country.
4  The colonel in charge of the rubbish clearing operation, Keith Schollom, told me this was literally a mountain of a problem to be dealing with.
5  A book on the face of it so quintessentially British - about a British colonel and his conception of duty and honour.