King James Dictionary
OF'FICER, n. A person commissioned or authorized to perform any public duty. Officers are military or ecclesiastical. There are great officers of state, and subordinate officers. Military and naval officers of the same grade usually take rank according to the dates of their commissions. Non-commissioned officers are nominated by their captains, and appointed by the commanding officers of regiments.
OF'FICER, To furnish with officers to appoint officers over.
Count Pulaski raised a legionary corps, which he officered principally with foreigners.
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