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1) admiral. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...abbr. ADM or Adm. A commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard that is above vice admiral and below Admiral of the Fleet. b. One who holds the rank of admiral,...

2) Admiral. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Amir-al-Omra (commander of the forces), Amir-al-M minim (commander of the faithful). 2 English admirals used to be of three classes, according to the colour of their...

3) Admiral of the Blue. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...to conceal blood-stains. A tapster also is so called, from his blue apron. A play on the rear-admiral of the British navy, called "Admiral of the Blue (Flag)." 1...

4) vice admiral. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. abbr. VADM A commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard that is above rear admiral and below admiral. 2. One who holds this rank....

5) Admiral's Men. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Admiral s Men, theatrical company of players, officially designated the Admiral's Men in 1585. They were rivals of the Chamberlain's Men and performed at the theaters...

6) §7. The Queen s and Admiral s Companies. X. The Elizabethan Theatre. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...1578, and probably continued to exist until 1585. Soon after Howard s appointment as lord high admiral, a company appears as the Admiral s, playing at court and evidently,...

7) Admiral of the Fleet. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...to General of the Army. 2. One who holds this rank. In both senses also called Fleet Admiral....

8) rear admiral. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard that is above captain and below vice admiral. 2. One who holds this rank....

9) Fleet Admiral. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See Admiral of the Fleet....

10) Tap the Admiral. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...a cask by a straw. Hotten says it was first done with the rum-cask in which the body of Admiral Lord Nelson was brought to England, and when the cask arrived the...

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