noun, plural quartermasters general, quartermaster generals. Military.
Origin of quartermaster general
Examples from the Web for quartermaster general
Sir George Murray, quartermaster-general in the Peninsula, rode at the head of the artillery, as master-general of the ordnance.
The superior control was subsequently transferred to the Quartermaster-General.History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)|Sir Frederick Maurice.
I begin to think of giving up this Quartermaster-General's work, now that times are so changed.Twelve Years of a Soldier's Life in India|W. S. R. Hodson
His quartermaster-general, Eric Dahlberg, an engineer of great genius, ascertained that the ice was safe.Sweden|Victor Nilsson
The quartermaster-general will make all arrangements for me.How Canada was Won|F. S. Brereton