Simple Definition of quartermaster
: 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
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Definition of quartermaster for Students
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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