Part of speech: adjective

Assistant; auxiliary.

Part of speech: noun

A staff- officer who assists the commander.

Part of speech: noun

A carrion- eating East- indian strok.

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Usage examples "adjutant":

  1. " We require to observe caution, Roblez," says Uraga, addressing himself to the adjutant; " else we may have made our long journey for nothing. - "The Lone Ranche", Captain Mayne Reid.
  2. The Prince immediately summoned the adjutant on duty, and ordered him to have several copies of the English naval plan of attack prepared at once. - "The Coming Conquest of England", August Niemann.
  3. Later that night the post adjutant dropped in. - "A Trooper Galahad", Charles King.