- a general in command of the Quartermaster Corps.
Origin of quartermaster general
First recorded in 1695–1705
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Examples from the Web for quartermaster general
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.
Promptly they went to the quartermaster-general to report themselves.
Didn't you have some trouble about a bunch of cattle you sold to the Quartermaster-General?Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6)