Definition of Full admiral
1. Noun. The supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral.
Generic synonyms: Flag Officer
Specialized synonyms: Bligh, Captain Bligh, William Bligh, Drake, Francis Drake, Sir Francis Drake, Admiral Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Lord Nelson, Nelson, Viscount Nelson, Isoroku Yamamoto, Yamamoto
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Literary usage of Full admiral
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1. Lines from My Log-books by Sir John Charles Dalrymple Hay (1898)
"... another seven years and our naval cadet of sixty years ago has got to the top of the tree, is now a full Admiral, and gets £2 : 2s. a day half-pay—that ..."
2. The Chronicles of the St. Lawrence by James MacPherson Le Moine (1878)
"In 1804 he was made a baronet, and in 1814 became a full admiral in the British Navy. Nooks and Corners of New England Coast, DRAKE. ..."
3. The Heroic Record of the British Navy: A Short History of the Naval War by Archibald Spicer Hurd, Henry Howarth Bashford (1919)
"Divided into three main commands—the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Asiatic, each in charge of a full admiral, the only other full admiral in the American ..."
4. The War-whirl in Washington by Frank Ward O'Malley (1918)
"or five stars, and therefore probably was the property of at least a general, perhaps a ranking full admiral. " They had n't ought ta done it! ..."
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