the office or rank of an adjutant: His adjutancy allows him certain privileges.
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How to use adjutancy in a sentence
He is just succeeding in obtaining what is called an 'adjutancy,' which, with the half pay, will put an end to many anxieties.The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 | Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
He was appointed to an ensigncy and adjutancy, and came to Canada.Laura Secord, the heroine of 1812 | Sarah Anne Curzon
A few months after his marriage he accepted an adjutancy in the Northumberland Yeomanry.Sir John French | Cecil Chisholm
However, very soon the new governor-general gave him the adjutancy of his own regiment, then at Agra, and things grew brighter.The Red Book of Heroes | Leonora Blanche Lang
I thought that when we got home I might get the adjutancy of a militia regiment, and that we might have been married.Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales | Henry Rider Haggard