Definition of Commissionaires

1. Noun. (plural of commissionaire) ¹

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Definition of Commissionaires

1. commissionaire [n] - See also: commissionaire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commissionaires

commissaire
commissar
commissarial
commissariat
commissariats
commissaries
commissars
commissary
commissaryship
commissaryships
commission
commission de bene esse
commission on professional and hospital activities
commission plan
commissionaire
commissionaires (current term)
commissioned
commissioned military officer
commissioned naval officer
commissioned officer
commissioned officers
commissioner
commissioners
commissionership
commissionerships
commissioning
commissionnaire
commissionnaires
commissions
commissionship

Literary usage of Commissionaires

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1. Berlin and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"For luggage to be conveyed to the station see p. 2. commissionaires ... 60 pf., and 15 pf. for every further 10 min. commissionaires with ..."

2. The Venetian Republic: Its Rise, Its Growth, and Its Fall 421-1797 by William Carew Hazlitt (1900)
"... place of universal resort—Floating population— Securities for strangers—The commissionaires—Hotels—Their supervision by the police—Furnished apartments ..."

3. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing (1918)
"... 9 police sergeants, 76 police, and a supernumerary contingent of specially selected men from the Army Reserve and the Corps of commissionaires. ..."

4. Camps, Quarters and Casual Places by Archibald Forbes (1896)
"PARADE OF THE commissionaires 1875 ON a Sunday morning in early June, just before the church bells begin to ring, there is wont to be held the annual ..."

5. Collins' Illustrated Guide to London & Neighbourhood: Being a Concise by William Collins (1873)
"commissionaires OS MESSENGERS. These are a body of retired soldiers of good character, who were originally organized in 1859, by Captain Walter. ..."

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