Word Origin for commissaire
Examples from the Web for commissaire
The commissaire proceeded, with a hasty hand, as if he wished to get the work quickly over, to ransack drawers and boxes.
Just as Andre fell, a commissaire had rushed forward and seized a woman.The Champdoce Mystery|Emile Gaboriau
I was waked by the commissaire, who entered my room with the keys.Paris: With Pen and Pencil|David W. Bartlett
A grin on the face of the commissaire, a very sarcastic curl of the lip, a shrug of the shoulders, an ominous silence.The Galaxy, June 1877|Various
For when the Commissaire pounced upon the name, she at once modified her words.At the Villa Rose|A. E. W. Mason