brother-officer love



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  • noun A fellow police officer


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  • Sergeant Cuff, still addressing himself, not to his brother-officer, but to me.

    The Moonstone

  • Having settled the question of the paint, Sergeant Cuff, from that moment, gave his brother-officer up as a bad job — and addressed himself to Mr. Franklin, as the more promising assistant of the two.

    The Moonstone

  • My next door neighbour, a brother-officer, was with me, but we could not speak.

    The Settlement at Port Jackson

  • But Colonel Forrester gently comforted Cressida with a wandering account of a brother-officer whose abhorrence of felines in some mysterious way brought about a deterioration in the lustre of his accoutrements.

    Tied Up in Tinsel

  • A sick brother-officer should have the best quarters, Trim; and if we had him with us, -- we could tend and look to him.

    A History of English Prose Fiction

  • _Major Dobbin_, a _beau sabreur_ of irresistible charm, is on the point of eloping with _Amelia Osborne_, the wife of a brother-officer, when the Battle of Waterloo breaks out and _Dobbin_ is slain.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 5, 1919

  • And when she proceeded to cut a figure of 8 backwards, and execute another intricate movement called "the rose," his admiration became vehement, and, seizing on a brother-officer he had observed speaking to her, demanded an introduction.

    Bluebell A Novel

  • She hurriedly ran through them, enquiring for her brother-officer, but none knew anything of her.

    Alvira, the Heroine of Vesuvius

  • Don Manuel Brizeñio, also from the fleet, with a brother-officer for his lieutenant, had charge of the Punta castle.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 72, October, 1863

  • Stafford hesitated, his heavy eyes resting on the fine face of his brother-officer with an almost passionate gratitude.

    The Native Born or, the Rajah's People


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