Commissarial

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Commissarial Of or pertaining to a commissary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • commissarial Pertaining to a commissary.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Commissarial pertaining to a commissary
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L. commissarius—L. committĕre, commissum.

Usage

In literature:

In this critical state of things, an entire revolution was made in the commissary department.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5)" by John Marshall
His commissary and ordnance departments were the best in the Confederacy.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
The commissaries did not attempt to carry out their instructions, but followed us the entire distance and pulled up in prison.
"Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War" by Various
The third officer is the commissary, who judges in all civil and criminal matters.
"Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Vol VIII" by Various
Letter from the Franciscan commissary-general of the Indias.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXV, 1635-36" by Various
Let's see if this girl can't show us the commissary department.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putman Serviss
The commissary department was of primal importance.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
This and all other disputes were left to the discussion of commissaries.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
It will place two commissaries by the side of each general.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
He had bought them of the Park commissary at the station.
"The Sagebrusher" by Emerson Hough
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In news:

Commissary website adds path to manufacturers' military-only savings.
Commissary patrons have been left holding useless commissary gift certificates after the company that administered the program, CertifiChecks Inc, abruptly went out of business Feb 26.
The commissary, which was run by Halliburton subsidiary KBR.
Washington is considering defense cuts that would close post commissaries and exchanges.
A bizarre case got a bit stranger this morning when Fontana police confirmed that it was an Orange County sheriff's commissary worker whom they arrested on suspicion of using a shoe-mounted cell-phone camera to look up a woman's dress.
Farmington Company To Build Sub Base Commissary.
Commissary complaint brings up eligibility, supply and demand .
A reader complains that his commissary at Fort Hamilton, N.Y.
The Tail End Sandwich at The Commissary.
Case lot countdown – how to make the most out of commissary's September sale.
This September's commissary case lot sales are offering more flexible "mix and match" deals to help you squeeze the most out of your money.
That's the question posed by the Astor Room, a new restaurant located in the former commissary of the still-active Kaufman Astoria Studios.
There's a lot of history at the one time commissary for the silent film stars of the 1920s.
From the deal that made Eddie Murphy a star to the memorial Jerry Bruckheimer threw for Don Simpson, notable moments in the life of Hollywood's commissary.
Prep work, like smoking the ribs for the Cheesy Mac and Rib sandwich, is done at a commissary kitchen.
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