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Am sitting in my dug-out scrawling this by the light of a signaller's lamp.

We hurried forward, expecting to find that our signaller had been killed.

I tried to locate the signaller on the Headquarters hill, but failed.

When the dodge had been discovered and the signaller settled the Scottish got their own back.

The signaller turned to the senior officer present, "What will I send them, sir?"

The Captain of the ship asked us to post a signaller to read any signals, Serjt.

It is exactly like a signaller "offering" a train to the next block.

Here, a signaller of the 16th Battalion happened to turn up and acted as my guide.

Signaller John Wilkinson and another member of the battalion plunged into the thick smoke and brought out seven men.

Barry hunted up Monroe, whom he found talking to a signaller of the battalion.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "visible sign, indication," from Old French signal, seignal "seal, imprint, sign, mark," from Medieval Latin signale "a signal," from Late Latin signalis (adj.) "used as a signal, pertaining to a sign," from Latin signum "signal, sign" (see sign (n.)). Restricted sense "agreed-upon sign (to commence or desist, etc.) is from 1590s. Meaning "modulation of an electric current" is from 1855.

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