Nevertheless, the Editor and quartermaster had half-risen from their seats.
"South-east half-south," repeated the quartermaster at the wheel.
A year later he was a quartermaster's sergeant; one year afterward a quartermaster.
He spoke to Louis, and the quartermaster was told to ring the speed-bell.
"Port your wheel—hard over," repeated the first officer to the quartermaster at the helm—who answered and obeyed.
Then a quartermaster entered with the same report of the forecastles.
The quartermaster General had charge of food, forage, transports and remounts.
Its effects could be seen in the expression of the quartermaster.
The captain waved his hand in silence to the quartermaster at the wheel, and the helm was put down.
The quartermaster frowned, looking at the soldiers as if threatening to punish them.
early 15c., "subordinate officer of a ship," from French quartier-maître or directly from Dutch kwartier-meester; originally a ship's officer whose duties included stowing of the hold; later (c.1600) an officer in charge of quarters and rations for troops. See quarters.