Definition of quartermaster general in English:

quartermaster general

Syllabification: quar·ter·mas·ter gen·er·al

noun (plural quartermasters general or quartermaster generals)

The head of the army department in charge of the quartering and equipment of troops.
More example sentences
  • The highlight of Groves's tenure in the Office of the Quartermaster General was clearly his supervision of the construction of the Pentagon, which began on 11 September 1941.
  • The Quartermaster General, Edward Wagner, stated: ‘we are at the end of our personnel and matériel strength.’
  • In mid-July 1941 Brigadier General Brehon B. Sommervell, the chief of the construction division of the Office of the Quartermaster General, ordered that the Pentagon be constructed.

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