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aide-de-camp
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
one who acts as an assistant to another — especially a military officer to a more senior officer
  • I FIGURE IF I COULD BE LATOAD'S AIDE-DE-CAMP—IF I COULD SWING IT—THE MAJOR GENERAL WOULD LOOK KINDLY UPON MY REQUEST FOR TRANSFER.
    p. 504.6
  • In the fall of '67, Owen Meany made a deal with Major General LaHoad; he was not appointed LaHoad's aide-de-camp—LaHoad was too proud of the commendations that Owen received as a casualty assistance officer.
    p. 541.4

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