adjutancy

adjutancy

[aj-uh-tuhn-see]
noun, plural adjutancies.
the office or rank of an adjutant: His adjutancy allows him certain privileges.

Origin:
1765–75; adjut(ant) + -ancy

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adjutant (ˈædʒətənt)
 
n
1.  adjt, Abbreviation: adj an officer who acts as administrative assistant to a superior officer
2.  short for adjutant bird
 
[C17: from Latin adjūtāre to aid]
 
'adjutancy
 
n

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