commissary

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  • Info A commissary is a government official charged with oversight.
  • Each one's turn to be commissary only came once in five weeks. Cited from Captain Mugford, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The commissaries had worked all night and their task was still far from finished. Cited from My Home In The Field of Honor, by Frances Wilson Huard
  • If there was only some means of getting that stock into the German commissary! Cited from Ma Pettengill, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • No one understood better than he the importance of the commissary in a campaign. Cited from The Skipper and the Skipped, by Holman Day
  • Perhaps your commissary of prisoners can effect the former method of answer. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 1 (of 4), ed. by T. J. Randolph
  • In many countries, the commander of a police station is called a commissary.
  • In fact, every man was, for the present, his own commissary-general. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 339, January 1844, Vol. 55
  • After being released from the hospital, he served on commissary duty.
  • Two commissaries and six armed men have gone into the house. Cited from No Surrender!, by G. A. Henty
  • As the role of the American military grew larger, commissaries began to spread around the world.
  • In this critical state of things, an entire revolution was made in the commissary department. Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • Like other New Deal structures, the commissary makes heavy use of local materials.
  • Is the Company so much as a good commissary to their own armies? Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12), by Burke
  • All that remain today are the military cemetery and one commissary building.
  • The local county health department usually has a list of approved commissaries for their jurisdiction.
  • These women formed the commissary department of the native troops. Cited from The Story of Paul Boyton, by Paul Boyton
  • We had five Commissaries of Prisoners, when one could have done all the business. Cited from Prisoners of the Revolution, by Danske Dandridge
  • The commissary who received him was the same one who had spoken to him the previous evening at the opera. Cited from The Man With The Broken Ear, by Edmond About
  • There is also a commissary where trail food can be picked up and white gas can be purchased.
  • The commissary has at last come; we have been discovered! Cited from French and Oriental Love in a Harem, by Mario Uchard
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Synonyms of commissary

Meaning of commissary

  • noun A retail store that sells equipment and provisions (usually to military personnel)
  • noun A snack bar in a film studio