from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or office of being an adjutant, assistant, or helper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office of an adjutant.
- n. Skillful arrangement in aid; assistance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of adjutant. Also called adjutantship.
- n. Assistance.
The colony had spread out far enough that the single adjutancy should be divided among districts.
Oxfordshire is now over, he has got a scheme in his head about getting a lieutenancy and adjutancy in the 86th, a new-raised regiment, which he fancies will be ordered to the Cape of Good Hope.
Henry is still hankering after the Regulars, and as his project of purchasing the adjutancy of the
I was offered the adjutancy, and I accepted it rejoicingly.
Captain Lowndes, the adjutant, who had been home after his severe wound at Talana, now rejoined the regiment, and took over the adjutancy from Captain Fetherstonhaugh.
I immediately offered the vacant adjutancy to Captain Warren, but he declined it, saying that he now had the cares of a company on his shoulders and was taking a great deal of enjoyment out of it.
Captain Erskine E. Boyce had been relieved as regimental adjutant and assigned as captain of Headquarters Company, Captain Westfeldt, of Headquarters Company, going to the regimental adjutancy and becoming also regimental operations officer.
He was given the coveted cadet adjutancy of his corps.
A few months after his marriage he accepted an adjutancy in the Northumberland Yeomanry.
To his great joy a few months later his eldest son was given the adjutancy of the 10th Foot, and he himself was promoted to various posts where the pay was good and the work light.
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