adjutancy

noun
ad·​ju·​tan·​cy | \ ˈa-jə-tən(t)-sē How to pronounce adjutancy (audio) \

Definition of adjutancy

: the office or rank of an adjutant

First Known Use of adjutancy

1745, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adjutancy

adjutant + -cy

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“Adjutancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adjutancy. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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