Sentence Examples


  • He entered the English army, and in 1811, as aide-de-camp to the duke of Wellington, took part in several campaigns of the Peninsula War.
  • Promoted lieut.-general in 1864, he was nominated aide-de-camp-general and governor of the military conscription of Vilna.
  • He is an aide-de-camp of Kutuzov's and will be here tonight.
  • "General Kutuzov," said Bolkonski, speaking French and stressing the last syllable of the general's name like a Frenchman, "has been pleased to take me as an aide-de-camp...."
  • I always tell him: Here he is Uncle's aide-de- camp, a most brilliant position.

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