Quartermaster (noun)

  1. An officer in the armed forces responsible for supplies and equipment.
  2. A civilian in charge of supplies and equipment in an organization or company.


Mid 17th century: from quarter "one of four parts" + master "one who has control".


  1. The quartermaster was responsible for ensuring that the troops had enough food, water, and ammunition.
  2. The quartermaster of the ship was in charge of storing and distributing the provisions.
  3. The quartermaster of the construction company was in charge of ordering and maintaining the equipment.
  4. The quartermaster was praised for his efficient and effective management of the supplies.
  5. The quartermaster had to make tough decisions on how to allocate limited resources to the various units.
Some random words: barque, untarnished, grid