BREVET (a diminutive of the Fr. bref) , a
See also:short writing, originally an official writing or
See also:letter, with the particular meaning of a papal indulgence . The use of the word is mainly confined to a commission, or official document, giving to an officer in the army a permanent, as opposed to a
See also:local and temporary,
See also:rank in the service higher than that he holds substantively in his
See also:corps . In the
See also:British army " brevet rank " exists only above the rank of captain, but in the
See also:United States army it is possible to obtain a brevet as first
See also:lieutenant . In France the termbrevete is particularly used with respect to the General
See also:Staff, to
See also:express the
See also:equivalent of the
See also:English " passed Staff
See also:College " (p.s.c.) .
BREUGHEL (or BRUEGIHEL), PIETER
BREVIARY (Lat. breviarium, abridgment, epitome)
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