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aid-de-camp


aid-de-camp


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aid-de-camp  \Aid"-de-camp`\,  n.;  pl  {Aids-de-camp}.  .  [F.  aide 
  de  camp  (literally)  camp  assistant.]  (Mil.) 
  An  officer  selected  by  a  general  to  carry  orders  also  to 
  assist  or  represent  him  in  correspondence  and  in  directing 
  movements.