\sˈɜːd͡ʒiːntmˈe͡ɪd͡ʒə], \sˈɜːdʒiːntmˈeɪdʒə], \s_ˈɜː_dʒ_iː_n_t_m_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə]\
Definitions of SERJEANT-MAJOR
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A non-commissioned officer who assists the adjutant; colour-serjeants, non-commissioned officers appointed to attend the officer having charge of the colours of the regiment; king's serjeant, one of the serjeants-at-law who conducts the public causes of the king; common serjeant, in London, an officer who attends the lord mayor and the aldermen on court-days, &c.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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