noun, plural com·mis [kaw-mee; English kuh-meez] /kɔˈmi; English kəˈmiz/. French.
- comminuted fracture,
Examples from the Web for commis
I had been recommended by my friends among the commis voyageurs at Fayence to an hotel of the right sort.A Spring Walk in Provence|Archibald Marshall
Commis′sioner, one who holds a commission to perform some business: a member of a commission; Commis′sionership.
The Sac a commis is the growth of high dry situations, and invariably in a piney country or on it's borders.The Journals of Lewis and Clark|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
Linschoten was "commis" on board, a post which included both the employment of supercargo and that of owners' commissioner.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold
The commis happened to remark, that he thought Bonaparte's career was nearly finished, and that he would meet his fate presently.Travels in France during the years 1814-1815|Archibald Alison