What does the word adjutant mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by August Niemann
  3. Later that night the post adjutant dropped in. – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King