noun, plural ad·ju·tan·cies.
Examples from the Web for adjutancy
A few months after his marriage he accepted an adjutancy in the Northumberland Yeomanry.Sir John French|Cecil Chisholm
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
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
In 1809 he succeeded to a lieutenancy; and resigned the adjutancy to command a small detachment in the field.