Commissary

A commissary is someone delegated by a superior to execute a duty or an office; in a formal, legal context, one who has received power from a legitimate superior authority to pass judgment in a certain cause or to take information concerning it.

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Brook Watson - Military Career
... to the notice of Robert Monckton, and by 1755 he was commissary with Monckton at the Battle of Fort Beauséjour ... trader Joseph Slayter, and in 1758 he was commissary under General James Wolfe at the Siege of Louisbourg (1758) ... He was known as 'the wooden-legged commissary' ...
Commissary Apostolic
... A Commissary Apostolic (Latin Commissarius Apostolicus) is Commissary (i.e ... it) who has been appointed by the pope, hence commissary Apostolic ...
Defense Commissary Agency - Commissaries Today
... Exterior and interior views of the commissary at Naval Station Norfolk Commissaries still sell products at cost today as they have since 1825 ... Unlike a tax, surcharge funds go right back into the commissary to work for commissary customers, paying for the cost of building new stores, renovating and ... Commissary patrons worldwide save an average of more than 30 percent on their grocery bills ...
Sagamihara Housing Area - Facilities and Activities On Post - Food and Gas
... The main commissary for the Camp Zama community is located on SHA ... the commissaries of Camp Zama and Sagami Depot, the SHA commissary stocks approximately 6000 items ... convenience store is located in the same shopping area as the commissary ...
Commissary - Other Uses
... The United States Defense Commissary Agency operates commissaries that are similar to supermarkets, providing service members with most of the same available in ... In the US film industry, the word commissary is often used to mean dining room ...