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Reservist  n.  A member of a reserve force of soldiers or militia. (Eng.)

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"Reservist" Quotes from Famous Books

... more comfortable than here," said the kind surgeon. He was a reservist, and in times of peace a fashionable physician and as much at his ease in a boudoir as in a field hospital. "Perhaps ...
— Somewhere in France • Richard Harding Davis

... train was crowded and conversation centered on the one topic, War; the English Navy's ability to maintain her rule of the seas, and what would Canada do. A young Austrian reservist two seats away was telling some people in a loud voice how much he wanted to get into it. He was going back to answer the call. And I had already begun ...
— "Crumps", The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went • Louis Keene

... unfortunates. Some particular instinctive faith draws the Poles to Moscow, to the centre of popular Russia. To my query why she had chosen Moscow among all Russian cities, a poor Polish woman, the wife of a reservist, said: ...
— The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915 • Various

Words linked to "Reservist" :   armed forces, reserve, weekend warrior, military machine, soldier, military, wave, military reserve

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