n.1.One to whom is committed some charge, duty, or office, by a superior power; a commissioner.
Great Destiny, the Commissary of God.
- Donne.
2.(Eccl.) An officer of the bishop, who exercises ecclesiastical jurisdiction in parts of the diocese at a distance from the residence of the bishop.
3.(Mil.) An officer having charge of a special service; as, the commissary of musters.
Washington wrote to the President of Congress . . . urging the appointment of a commissary general, a quartermaster general, a commissary of musters, and a commissary of artillery.
- W. Irving
Commissary general
an officer in charge of some special department of army service
a - The officer in charge of the commissariat and transport department, or of the ordnance store department.
b - The commissary general of subsistence.
Commissary general of subsistence
(Mil. U. S.) the head of the subsistence department, who has charge of the purchase and issue of provisions for the army.
Noun1.commissary - a retail store that sells equipment and provisions to military personnel
2.commissary - a snack bar in a film studio

COMMISSARY. An officer whose principal duties are to supply the army with provisions.
     2. The Act of April 14, 1818, s. 6, requires that the president, by and with the consent of the senate, shall appoint a commissary general with the rank, pay, and emoluments of colonel of ordnance, and as many assistants, to be taken from the sub-alterns of the line, as the service may require. The commissary general and his assistants shall perform such duties, in the purchasing and issuing of rations to the armies of the United States, as the president may direct. The duties of these officers are further detailed in the subsequent sections of this act,, and in the Act of March 2, 1821.

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