Chocolate Soldier

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Chocolate Soldier is an expression referring to a good-looking but useless warrior, popularised by George Bernard Shaw's 1894 play Arms and the Man. The term originates as a derogatory label for a soldier who would not fight but would look good in a uniform, shortened from "Chocolate Cream Soldier". It appears in that form in Richard Harding Davis' 1897 book Soldier of Fortune.

It can refer to: