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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How to use commissary in a sentence
Laundry service is every day and commissary prices are substantially lower.
The only food that is allowed to remain with our belongings is that which we buy at the commissary.
There will be 40 pages in each envelope after I select them, so I need a total of 20 stamps that I must buy at the commissary.
It is sadly a way to survive for many here who do not have a penny in the commissary to buy a piece of candy.
A paper attached to one of the pod’s doors announces the days and times for washing clothes, the commissary and recreation outings.
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.