The rules are, however, generally enforced with great civility; but the commis was not civil.
commis′sioner, one who holds a commission to perform some business: a member of a commission; commis′sionership.
The third of the commis voyageurs, the gentle one, made large eyes and was terrified that he was going to be sick.
Linschoten was "commis" on board, a post which included both the employment of supercargo and that of owners' commissioner.
The commis happened to remark, that he thought Bonaparte's career was nearly finished, and that he would meet his fate presently.
To-day it is ignored by all save the commis voyageur and a comparatively small number of the genuine French touristes.
I owe the commis, vhat you call it, fifteen cents for leedle tobac.
I had been recommended by my friends among the commis voyageurs at Fayence to an hotel of the right sort.
The Sac a commis is the growth of high dry situations, and invariably in a piney country or on it's borders.