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quartermaster

noun quar·ter·mas·ter \ˈkw(r)-tər-ˌmas-tər\

: an army officer who provides clothing and supplies for soldiers

: a navy officer who is in charge of the steering of a ship and the use of signals on a ship

Full Definition of QUARTERMASTER

1
:  a petty officer who attends to a ship's helm, binnacle, and signals
2
:  an army officer who provides clothing and subsistence for a body of troops

First Known Use of QUARTERMASTER

15th century
QUARTERMASTER Defined for Kids

quartermaster

noun quar·ter·mas·ter \ˈkwr-tər-ˌma-stər\

Definition of QUARTERMASTER for Kids

1
:  an army officer who provides clothing and supplies for troops
2
:  an officer of a ship (as in the navy) in charge of navigation

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