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Officer

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(1):

(v. t.) To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.

(2):

(v. t.) To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.

(3):

(n.) One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.

(4):

(n.) Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Officer'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/o/officer.html. 1828.

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