Nevertheless, the Editor and quartermaster had half-risen from their seats.
The quartermaster's and medical departments were without trained assistants.
A year later he was a quartermaster's sergeant; one year afterward a quartermaster.
He sadly told her that the quartermaster was in great trouble.
"Port your wheel—hard over," repeated the first officer to the quartermaster at the helm—who answered and obeyed.
He had made an enemy of the quartermaster on the trip and could not but know it.
The quartermaster General had charge of food, forage, transports and remounts.
This was a difficult sector for the quartermaster and his men.
The captain waved his hand in silence to the quartermaster at the wheel, and the helm was put down.
"I'll have to trouble you to come with me to the quartermaster's storehouse," said he.
early 15c., "subordinate officer of a ship," from French quartier-maître or directly from Dutch kwartier-meester; originally a ship's officer whose duties included stowing of the hold; later (c.1600) an officer in charge of quarters and rations for troops. See quarters.