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Definition of Soldiers
Soldier Sol"dier, v. i.
1. To serve as a soldier.
2. To make a pretense of doing something, or of performing
any task. [Colloq.U.S.]
Note: In this sense the vulgar pronounciation (s[=o]"j[~e]r)
is jocosely preserved.
It needs an opera glass to discover whether the
leaders are pulling, or only soldiering. --C. D.
SoldierSoldier Sol"dier, n. [OE. souldier, soudiour, souder, OF.
soldier, soldoier, soldeier, sodoier, soudoier, soudier, fr.
L. solidus a piece of money (hence applied to the pay of a
soldier), fr. solidus solid. See Solid, and cf. Sold, n.]
1. One who is engaged in military service as an officer or a
private; one who serves in an army; one of an organized
body of combatants.
I am a soldier and unapt to weep. --Shak.
2. Especially, a private in military service, as
distinguished from an officer.
It were meet that any one, before he came to be a
captain, should have been a soldier. --Spenser.
3. A brave warrior; a man of military experience and skill,
or a man of distinguished valor; -- used by way of
emphasis or distinction. --Shak.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The red or cuckoo gurnard (Trigla pini.)
5. (Zo["o]l.) One of the asexual polymorphic forms of white
ants, or termites, in which the head and jaws are very
large and strong. The soldiers serve to defend the nest.
Soldier beetle (Zo["o]l.), an American carabid beetle
(Chauliognathus Americanus) whose larva feeds upon other
insects, such as the plum curculio.
Soldier bug (Zo["o]l.), any hemipterous insect of the genus
Podisus and allied genera, as the spined soldier bug
(Podius spinosus). These bugs suck the blood of other
Soldier crab (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The hermit crab.
(b) The fiddler crab.
Soldier fish (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored etheostomoid fish
(Etheostoma c[oe]ruleum) found in the Mississippi River;
-- called also blue darter, and rainbow darter.
Soldier fly (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
small dipterous flies of the genus Stratyomys and allied
genera. They are often bright green, with a metallic
luster, and are ornamented on the sides of the back with
markings of yellow, like epaulets or shoulder straps.
Soldier moth (Zo["o]l.), a large geometrid moth (Euschema
militaris), having the wings bright yellow with bluish
black lines and spots.
Soldier orchis (Bot.), a kind of orchis (Orchis
Meaning of Soldiers from wikipedia
- Black soldiers continued
to serve, but in segregated
units, often subjected
and verbal racist
abuse. The term "Buffalo Soldiers
" was applied...
- June 1991 to 9 December
1997. It featured
the daily lives
of a group
in 'B' Company, 1st Battalion
The King's Fusiliers, a fictional
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- "cursed soldiers
" (also known
as "doomed soldiers
", "accursed soldiers
" or "****ed soldiers
"; Polish: żołnierze wyklęci) or "indomitable soldiers
(US: /ˈhɛʃənz/ or UK: /ˈhɛsiənz/) were German soldiers
to the British
the American Revolutionary
- was changed
Field, in dedication
to U.S. soldiers
who had died in combat during World
War I. Its formal rededication
as Soldier Field
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