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Words nearby commissariat
Example sentences from the Web for commissariat
All were badly and insufficiently fed, as much from disorganized commissariat arrangements as from actual want of supplies.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
By some extraordinary blunder of the commissariat the 32d had set forth that morning without breaking their fast.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
What can they do without a commissariat, what can they do without pay, and who is to pay them in a bankrupt nation?
The French, on the contrary, gave cheques on their commissariat chest at Varna, which were only payable on presentation there.
A few days afterwards I received permission to draw rations from the commissariat, by order of the Secretary of State.
British Dictionary definitions for commissariat
- a military department in charge of food supplies, equipment, etc
- the offices of such a department