insignia of rank

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n insignia of rank an insignia worn on a military uniform
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Usage

In literature:

No honours, no insignia of higher rank, were assigned to it.
"The Coming Race" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
Stripes, insignia, numerals, badges of rank, had lost their meaning.
"The Lost Road" by Richard Harding Davis
She rose early in the morning, caring for the first time to array herself in the insignia of her new rank.
"Love and Life" by Charlotte M. Yonge
He had laid aside the insignia of royalty; nothing announced his rank.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
Stripes, insignia, numerals, badges of rank, had lost their meaning.
"Somewhere in France" by Richard Harding Davis
He wore a single order on his breast, a plain iron cross, and the insignia of his rank was that of a field-marshal.
"The Last Shot" by Frederick Palmer
THE INSIGNIA OF RANK OF COMMISSIONED, WARRANT, AND PETTY OFFICERS.
"A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"" by Russell Doubleday
A person of rank generally bears some insignia upon his coffin.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
Those insignia of rank were as dear to Muggs as the apple of his eye.
"The Three Brides, Love in a Cottage, and Other Tales" by Francis A. Durivage
To have had an operation for it is one of the insignia of modern rank and culture.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
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