And the adjutant threw his head back and laughed joyously over the retrospect.
The interrogation, which seemed almost to cover a reproach, irritated the adjutant.
The adjutant takes his post, passing to the right of the major.
Yet as they went the adjutant's eyes raked the ballroom in quest of his wife.
The adjutant and myself, bound for the new Headquarters, followed ten minutes later.
"Ye can always thrash an impudent fellow," opined the adjutant.
In the afternoon the guns were moved by the adjutant of the Brigade into proper intervals, bringing ours into a low, muddy ravine.
For many years he was adjutant general of the state of Nebraska.
The adjutant was opening the latest batch of official envelopes from Divisional Artillery.
As adjutant my place had been with the colonel at the head of the column.
"military officer who assists superior officers," c.1600, from Latin adiutantem (nominative adiutans), present participle of adiutare "to give help to, help zealously, serve," frequentative of adiuvare (past participle adiutus) "help, assist, aid, support," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iuvare "to help, give strength, support," perhaps from same root as iuvenis "young person" (see young).