noun, plural com·mis·sar·ies.
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Origin of commissary
OTHER WORDS FROM commissarycom·mis·sar·i·al [kom-i-sair-ee-uhl], /ˌkɒm ɪˈsɛər i əl/, adjectivesub·com·mis·sar·i·al, adjectivesub·com·mis·sar·y, noun, plural sub·com·mis·sar·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for commissary
I told him to try to buy teas, but it’s been three weeks where there is no commissary.
Estrada’s brother has been experiencing muscle and joint pain, but hasn’t been able to obtain even Tylenol from the commissary or from medical staff.
I suspect [Teresa] will get money sent in to her, so she can shop at the commissary.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I don't recall ever seeing him in the commissary, and who would forget?Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To cook the macaroni the commissary sold hotpots, which you needed a permit to possess and could only buy one a time.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the strangest parts of the show, is the power the commissary has over inmates lives.
Adam Davidson takes a look at this little corner of the real estate market – the prison commissary.
During the revolutionary war he was commissary-general to the Pennsylvania division, and printer to congress.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Haggard had a long interview with Fanchette, and then he called upon the Commissary of Police.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume III (of 3)|Charles James Wills
"'Amadis de Gaule,' by the Seigneur des Essarts, commissary in ordinary to the king's artillery," she replied.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
Commissary's inkstand was a coffee-cup without an handle, and his book of entries a quire of dirty writing-paper.
Upon leaving the Commissary, our wheel-barrow was again put in motion, and accompanied us to Dessein's.