noun Date: 1775 the office or rank of an adjutant

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  • Adjutancy — Ad ju*tan*cy ( tan*s[y^]), n. [See {Adjutant}.] 1. The office of an adjutant. [1913 Webster] 2. Skillful arrangement in aid; assistance. [1913 Webster] It was, no doubt, disposed with all the adjutancy of definition and division. Burke. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjutancy — [aj′ə tən sē] n. pl. adjutancies the rank or office of a military adjutant …   English World dictionary

  • adjutancy — /aj euh teuhn see/, n., pl. adjutancies. The office or rank of an adjutant: His adjutancy allows him certain privileges. [1765 75; ADJUT(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • adjutancy — noun the state or office of being an adjutant, assistant, or helper …   Wiktionary

  • adjutancy — n. rank or office of an adjutant (assistant to a commanding officer) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adjutancy — ad·ju·tan·cy …   English syllables

  • adjutancy — ad•ju•tan•cy [[t]ˈædʒ ə tən si[/t]] n. pl. cies cvb mil the office or rank of an adjutant • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • adjutancy — ˈajəd.ənsē, ətən , si also tən noun ( es) Etymology: adjutant (I) + cy : the office or rank of an adjutant …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad|ju|tant|ship — «AJ uh tuhnt shihp», noun. = adjutancy. (Cf. ↑adjutancy) …   Useful english dictionary

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