['kɜːn(ə)l] or ['kɝnl]
(noun.) a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.
(n.) The chief officer of a regiment; an officer ranking next above a lieutenant colonel and next below a brigadier general.
n. an officer who has command of a regiment;—ns. Col′onelcy his office or rank; Col′onelling playing the colonel; Col′onelship colonelcy: quality of a colonel.
To dream of seeing or being commanded by a colonel, denotes you will fail to reach any prominence in social or business circles. If you are a colonel, it denotes you will contrive to hold position above those of friends or acquaintances.
A male resident of Kentucky. See KERNEL,."
- No bad news, Colonel, I hope; said Mrs. Jennings, as soon as he entered the room. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- The Colonel and the Inspector were awaiting us in the parlor. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- But pray, Colonel, how came you to conjure out that I should be in town today? 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- Good afternoon, Colonel. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- The penniless Colonel became quite obsequious and respectful to the head of his house, and despised the milksop Pitt no longer. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- The Colonel was so kind--Mr. Crawley might be offended and pay back the money, for which she could get no such good interest anywhere else. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Colonel O'Dowd, of the --th regiment, one of those occupying in Paris, warned Lieutenant Spooney of that corps. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- The Colonel had his office full of people, mostly from the neighboring States of Missouri and Kentucky, making complaints or asking favors. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- In less than half an hour after Colonel Berkeley's arrival in bounced Lord Deerhurst, in an agony of tears! 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- Colonel Zachary Taylor--a brigadier-general by brevet--was therefore left in command. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- But this is not all, continued the Colonel. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- If you care to smoke a cigar in our rooms, Colonel, I shall be happy to give you any other details which might interest you. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- You have heard about the Colonel's Will; now you must hear what happened after the Colonel's death. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Since the close of the war I have come to know Colonel Mosby personally, and somewhat intimately. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- Now, Betteredge, exert those sharp wits of yours, and observe the conclusion to which the Colonel's instructions point! 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- In these cases the colonels were constitutional cowards, unfit for any military position; but not so the officers and men led out of danger by them. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- In two cases, as I now remember, colonels led their regiments from the field on first hearing the whistle of the enemy's bullets. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- Two of the colonels also entered the service from other localities. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- They were very thankfully received, and the kindness acknowledged by letters to me from the colonels of both regiments, in the most grateful terms. 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.