COLONEL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of colonel
Definition:
n. a commissioned military officer
Example:
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.
Sentence in Classic:
Close at his heels came the colonel himself, a man rather over the middle size, but of an exceeding thinness.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
So cleverly was the colonel concealed that, even when the Moriarty gang was broken up, we could not incriminate him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The colonel of the regiment had announced that if these scandals did not cease he would have to leave.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Vronsky had that winter got his promotion, was now a colonel, had left the regimental quarters, and was living alone.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In this room there were sitting in armchairs the two daughters of the countess, and a Moscow colonel, whom Levin knew.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The count went in first with Marya Dmitrievna, the countess followed on the arm of a colonel of hussars, a man of importance to them because Nicholas was to go with him to the regiment; then came Anna Mikhaylovna with Shinshin.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Quite lately, happening to meet a wounded French colonel on the road, Rostov had maintained with heat that peace was impossible between a legitimate sovereign and the criminal Bonaparte.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A French colonel of hussars, who had evidently just left his bed, came riding from the village on a handsome sleek gray horse, accompanied by two hussars.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A short, swarthy lieutenant colonel of hussars with thick mustaches and whiskers rode up to the gate and, glancing at Prince Andrew, inquired whether his Serene Highness was putting up there and whether he would soon be back.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The colonel would have wired earlier, but Charles, thinking his illness a trifling one, did not wish to have his family worried.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
India, Egypt, then India again: the blind, thoughtless life with the horses: the colonel who had loved him and whom he had loved: the several years that he had been an officer, a lieutenant with a very fair chance of being a captain.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context