Mr. Terry was to be chief of the commissariat under Mrs. Carmichael.
It was like Paradise in that inn—though the commissariat, I am bound to say, was limited.
Their commissariat is well managed under the Prince Duke of Oldenburgh.
I must be going down to the commissariat yard, to arrange the landing of my beasts.
From the commissariat stores at Horten I obtained many excellent articles.
Our men lacked for nothing: the commissariat was managed admirably.
Flour, of course, formed the principal article of our commissariat.
Huge trains of the commissariat were continually on the road.
They had no commissariat,--without which even a modern army fails.
The commissariat alone was badly managed from its very inception.
c.1600, in Scottish law, "commissary court," from French commissariat, from Medieval Latin *commissariatus, from commissarius (see commissary). Military use is from 1779. In reference to the USSR, "ministry," from 1918.