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quartermaster (n.)

early 15c., "subordinate officer of a ship," from French quartier-maître or directly from Dutch kwartier-meester; originally a ship's officer whose duties included stowing of the hold; later (c. 1600) an officer in charge of quarters and rations for troops. See quarters.

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Definitions of quartermaster from WordNet

quartermaster (n.)
an army officer who provides clothing and subsistence for troops;
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