Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Roman Catholic or a Roman Catholic priest.

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Examples

  • Goldthwait, Joseph, Jr., appointed com - missary to provide for the troops iu Boston, ix.

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  • After giving your Excellency this good news it is with the most pain - full sensations that I represent the state of the com - missary department; and how an army is to be kept on foot another campaign if matters continue as at present I cannot conceive.

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  • Subsistence for enlisted men and bandsmen shall be furnished in kind by the com - missary general, unless otherwise directed by the commander - in-chief, when troops are on duty under sections one hundred and forty-one, one hundred and forty-two, one hundred and fifty-one, one hundred and fifty-two and one hundred and sixty, and the necessary cost thereof shall be paid from the appropriation for pay and allowances.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • In times of peace, unless otherwise directed by the commander in chief, the adjutant general shall be inspector general, quartermaster general, com - missary general and chief of ordnance.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • And the said Commissary shall make out a bill of parcels of the stores so delivered, specifying therein the quantities, prices and amount of such articles, dated and signed by him the said Com - missary, and delivered with the articles; and also shall take a receipt of the person to whom he delivers them, on the back of such returns, in the following form — Mutatis viutandis, viz. Massachusetts-Store, at The Day of A.D.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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