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  • 1 First class travel — First class is the most luxurious class of accommodation on a train, passenger ship, airplane, or other conveyance. [first class. (n.d.). The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved October 19, 2007, from… …

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  • 2 first class — {n.} 1. The first rank; the highest class; the best group. * /The pianist was quite good but he was not in the first class./ 2. The most expensive or comfortable class of travel; the best or one of the best groups in which to travel, especially… …

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  • 3 first class — {n.} 1. The first rank; the highest class; the best group. * /The pianist was quite good but he was not in the first class./ 2. The most expensive or comfortable class of travel; the best or one of the best groups in which to travel, especially… …

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  • 4 First-class cricket — refers to the class of cricket matches of three or more days scheduled duration, between two sides of eleven players and officially adjudged first class by virtue of the standard of the competing teams. Matches must allow for the teams to play… …

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  • 5 First-class — a. Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first rate; as, a first class telescope. [1913 Webster] {First class car} or {First class railway carriage}, any passenger car of the highest regular class, a …

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  • 6 First-class car — First class First class , a. Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first rate; as, a first class telescope. [1913 Webster] {First class car} or {First class railway carriage}, any passenger car of the …

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  • 7 First-class railway carriage — First class First class , a. Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first rate; as, a first class telescope. [1913 Webster] {First class car} or {First class railway carriage}, any passenger car of the …

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  • 8 first-class(1) — {adj.} 1. Of the highest class or best kind; excellent; first rate. * /Jane did a first class job of repairing the coat./ * /It was a first class TV program./ Compare: TOP NOTCH. 2. Of the best or most expensive class of travelling. * /Mr. Jones… …

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  • 9 first-class(1) — {adj.} 1. Of the highest class or best kind; excellent; first rate. * /Jane did a first class job of repairing the coat./ * /It was a first class TV program./ Compare: TOP NOTCH. 2. Of the best or most expensive class of travelling. * /Mr. Jones… …

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  • 10 first-class(2) — {adv.} With the best material; in the best or most expensive way. * /When Mr. Van Smith goes anywhere he always travels first class./ * / How did you send the package? First class. / …

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  • 11 first-class(2) — {adv.} With the best material; in the best or most expensive way. * /When Mr. Van Smith goes anywhere he always travels first class./ * / How did you send the package? First class. / …

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  • 12 first-class — adjective Date: circa 1838 1. of or relating to first class 2. of the highest quality < a first class meal > • first class adverb …

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  • 13 first-class scout — Boy scout Boy scout Orig., a member of the Boy Scouts, an organization of boys founded in 1908, by Sir R. S. S. Baden Powell, to promote good citizenship by creating in them a spirit of civic duty and of usefulness to others, by stimulating their …

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  • 14 first class — noun Date: 1750 the first or highest group in a classification: as a. the highest of usually three classes of travel accommodations b. a class of mail that comprises letters, postcards, or matter sealed against inspection …

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  • 15 petty officer first class — noun Date: 1917 an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a petty officer second class and below a chief petty officer …

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  • 16 Sergeant First Class — insignia Sergeant First Class (SFC) is the seventh enlisted rank in the U.S. Army, above staff sergeant and below master sergeant and first sergeant, and is the first senior non commissioned officer rank.In a United States Army platoon, the… …

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  • 17 Private First Class — In many armed forces in the world, Private First Class is a rank held by junior enlisted persons. United States In the U.S. Army, Private First Class is the third lowest enlisted rank, just above Private and below Corporal or Specialist in the… …

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  • 18 United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit — (1st Cir.) Location John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Boston, Massachusetts …

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  • 19 of the first water — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Of the finest quality; superior; very good; best. * /The jeweler chose diamonds of the first water for the queen s crown./ * /The dance program at graduation was of the first water./ Compare: FIRST CLASS …

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  • 20 private first class — noun Date: 1918 an enlisted man ranking in the army above a private and below a corporal and in the marine corps above a private and below a lance corporal …

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