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quartermaster general

noun, plural quartermasters general, quartermaster generals. Military.
  1. a general in command of the Quartermaster Corps.
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Origin of quartermaster general

First recorded in 1695–1705
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Examples from the Web for quartermaster general

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  • The Quartermaster-General had not been heard from for five months.

    The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4)

    Albert J. Beveridge

  • The duties of the Quartermaster-General in the Stavka were many-sided and complex.

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin

  • The quartermaster-general will make all arrangements for me.

    How Canada was Won

    F. S. Brereton

  • Promptly they went to the quartermaster-general to report themselves.

    How Canada was Won

    F. S. Brereton

  • Didn't you have some trouble about a bunch of cattle you sold to the Quartermaster-General?