Adjutancy



the office or rank of an :
His adjutancy allows him certain privileges.
Historical Examples

In 1809 he succeeded to a lieutenancy; and resigned the adjutancy to command a small detachment in the field.
Laura Secord, the heroine of 1812 Sarah Anne Curzon

He was appointed to an ensigncy and adjutancy, and came to Canada.
Laura Secord, the heroine of 1812 Sarah Anne Curzon

I thought that when we got home I might get the adjutancy of a militia regiment, and that we might have been married.
Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales Henry Rider Haggard

He is just succeeding in obtaining what is called an ‘adjutancy,’ which, with the half pay, will put an end to many anxieties.
The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett

However, very soon the new governor-general gave him the adjutancy of his own regiment, then at Agra, and things grew brighter.
The Red Book of Heroes Leonora Blanche Lang

A few months after his marriage he accepted an adjutancy in the Northumberland Yeomanry.
Sir John French Cecil Chisholm

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