adjutancy

noun

ad·​ju·​tan·​cy ˈa-jə-tən(t)-sē How to pronounce adjutancy (audio)
: the office or rank of an adjutant

Word History

Etymology

adjutant + -cy

First Known Use

1745, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adjutancy was in 1745

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Cite this Entry

“Adjutancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adjutancy. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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