major

[ mey-jer ]SEE DEFINITION OF major

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAJOR

We are confident of the success of this major venture in world recovery.

Major Vernier, of Pulaski's legion, and twenty-five men, were killed.

Major John Postell had been pitched upon as the first victim.

Allen was mounted on the major's charger, and was ordered to swim the river.

"Well, you see, what was a fellow to do," returned the major suspiciously.

The major had taken her part and been of the greatest service to her.

"By no means, I give you my word of honor," answered the major, laughing.

"It was no tiger at all—that was the joke of the thing," said the major.

He ran and pulled some grass and proceeded to rub the Major down.

His strength and coolness were a great comfort both to Hester and the major.

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