Difference between officer and penitentiary
- a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
- someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
- a member of a police force
- any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
- direct or command as an officer
Moreover, Mr Webb's point about what he calls disinterested management -- that is to say, the management of banks by officers whose remuneration bears no relation to the profit made on each piece of business transacted -- is one of the matters in which English banking seems likely at least to be modified.
Commander Laurel D' ken smiled wryly as the blue haired officer said to Allison, ‘We'll need to nursemaid them a bit but I think they'd be able to manage well enough.’
McCarthy remains dismissive of the allegations and defensive of the former sergeant, saying he was "brutalized" by his colleagues, in particular, by a few senior officers "exerting locker room peer pressure" in the department ranks.
- showing or constituting penance
- used for punishment or reform of criminals or wrongdoers
- a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes
In Kingston, we check out the museum at the penitentiary, where convicts have been housed for well over 100 years.
Here is Fleece Johnson, a woolly-hatted veteran of Kentucky State Penitentiary, gravely recalling the good old days: In this prison, booty was more important than food.
On the entrance of His Holiness into the [Pauline] chapel, illuminated by 567 wax candles, the Verbum Caro is sung, and on arriving at the altar the Pope delivers the chalice containing the Sacrament to the Cardinal deacon who deposits it in the sepulchre where it is incensed by the Pope; Monsignor Sacrista locks the sepulchre and delivers the key to the Cardinal Penitentiary who is to officiate on the following day.