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 for Officer of the day
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Officer \Of"fi*cer\, n. [F. officier. See Office, and cf.
     Official, n.]
     1. One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with
        an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as,
        a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer. "I am
        an officer of state." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (U. S. Mil.) Specifically, a commissioned officer, in
        distinction from a warrant officer or an enlisted man.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Field officer, General officer, etc. See under Field,
        General. etc.
  
     Officer of the day (Mil.), the officer who, on a given day,
        has charge for that day of the guard, prisoners, and
        police of the post or camp; abbreviated O. D., OD, or O.
        O. D.
  
     Officer of the deck, or Officer of the watch (Naut.), the
        officer temporarily in charge on the deck of a vessel,
        esp. a war vessel.
        [1913 Webster]

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