- the office or rank of an adjutant: His adjutancy allows him certain privileges.
Origin of adjutancy
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He was appointed to an ensigncy and adjutancy, and came to Canada.
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
In 1809 he succeeded to a lieutenancy; and resigned the adjutancy to command a small detachment in the field.
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