petty officer third class

noun

Definition of petty officer third class

: an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a seaman and below a petty officer second class

First Known Use of petty officer third class

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Petty officer third class.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petty%20officer%20third%20class. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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