commissariat

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  • Info A commissariat is a department or organization commanded by a commissary or by a corps of commissaries.
  • In an Indian army the commissariat was left very much to take care of itself.
  • Five of the newly-arrived officers were appointed to the commissariat transport service. Cited from Through Three Campaigns, by G. A. Henty
  • He was a captain and held a position in the military commissariat.
  • Having arranged the commissariat as usual, I started one fine morning with my guide. Cited from Round About the Carpathians, by Andrew F. Crosse
  • The store may be regarded as the commissariat department of the army of labor. Cited from National Being,by (A.E.)George William Russell
  • Nowhere can they get supplies, and without commissariat no army can be kept together. Cited from Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II, by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  • They have neither medical staff nor commissariat, and the men are without resource. Cited from Political Diary 1828-1830, Volume II, by Edward Law (Lord Ellenborough)
  • To his transport and commissariat officers he was a hard master. Cited from Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War, by G. F. R. Henderson
  • This involved the presence of a great number of officers of the commissariat department, who seemed to work night and day. Cited from The Boy Scouts on the Trail, by George Durston
  • The one was the commissariat department; the other was the fighting line. Cited from History of the Moravian Church, by J. E. Hutton
  • No doubt, one could get employment in the transport or commissariat of the army, when it comes out. Cited from With Kitchener in the Soudan, by G. A. Henty
  • The Commissariat tried to take care of emigrants before they left and after they arrived.
  • But it appeared that beyond -- beyond running the commissariat department, so to speak, she did next to nothing for him. Cited from Sisters, by Ada Cambridge
  • In ordinary circumstances this would not have been a serious commissariat problem. Cited from The River War, by Winston S. Churchill
  • He was then transferred to the General Commissariat of the air force.
  • Commissariat there was none, and very little at any time. Cited from Memoirs, by Charles Godfrey Leland
  • Here he obtained a post in the head office of the commissariat department, which afforded him time for study.
  • From this village, after the loss of the Commissariat fort, our people had been drawing supplies. Cited from Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, Archibald Forbes
  • There was absolutely no central organisation, no army, no commissariat, no ships. Cited from Early Britain, by Grant Allen
  • Among them moved two or three commissariat officers in gray uniforms. Cited from By Sheer Pluck, by G. A. Henty
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Meaning of commissariat

  • noun A stock or supply of foods