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Judge advocate   /dʒədʒ ˈædvəkət/   Listen
Judge advocate

An officer assigned to the judge advocate general.
A staff officer serving as legal adviser to a military commander.

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"Judge advocate" Quotes from Famous Books

... Times reports that at Chester County Court last week, Mr. STAVELEY HILL, Q.C, M.P., Judge Advocate of the Fleet, was summoned for L25—for goods supplied, and that the claim was unsuccessfully contested on the score that it was barred by the Statute of Limitations. Mr. SEGAR, who represented the Plaintiff, said that the Defendant was "wrong in his law," and ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99, October 18, 1890 • Various

... Advocate Fowler, Mr. Creed, and Mr. Shepley to the Rhenish Wine-house, and Captain Hayward of the Plymouth, who is now ordered to carry my Lord Winchelsea, Embassador to Constantinople. We were very merry, and Judge Advocate did give Captain Hayward his Oath of Allegiance ...
— The Diary of Samuel Pepys • Samuel Pepys

Words linked to "Judge advocate" :   armed services, staff officer, commissioned officer, judge advocate general, military machine, war machine, armed forces, military

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