noun, plural aux·il·ia·ries.
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Example sentences from the Web for auxiliaries
Their auxiliaries, until the advent of the French, were wholly undisciplined.
At the same time some Chickasaw auxiliaries, with the true rat instinct, deserted and went home.George Washington, Vol. II|Henry Cabot Lodge
York commanded the Prussian troops who were to serve as auxiliaries to Napoleon.The German Emperor as Shown in his Public Utterances|Christian Gauss
But when the question is to life, and its materials, and its auxiliaries, how does he profit me?English Critical Essays|Various
For the poet calls by the common name of Trojans all their auxiliaries, as he calls their enemies Danai and Achæi.
It is like calling in auxiliaries to help, who are strong enough to subdue you.Political Pamphlets|George Saintsbury
British Dictionary definitions for auxiliaries (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for auxiliaries (2 of 2)
noun plural -ries
- a sailing vessel with an engine
- the engine of such a vessel