sergeant

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Singular
sergeant

Plural
sergeants

A common symbol for a sergeant is three stripes
  1. A sergeant is a noncomissioned officer in the army, higher in rank than a corporal but lower in rank than a staff sergeant.
    She was wearing a huge army overcoat which had sergeant stripes at the shoulder.
  2. A sergeant is an officer in the police force, higher in rank than a constable but lower than an inspector.
    He was a police sergeant with over twenty years experience.