charge of quarters

noun phrase

Definition of charge of quarters

: an enlisted man designated to handle administrative matters in a unit especially after duty hours abbreviation CQ

First Known Use of charge of quarters

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Charge of quarters.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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