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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Orderly  \Or"der*ly\,  a. 
  1.  Conformed  to  order  in  order  regular;  as  an  orderly 
  course  or  plan  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Observant  of  order  authority,  or  rule  hence  obedient; 
  quiet;  peaceable;  not  unruly;  as  orderly  children;  an 
  orderly  community. 
 
  3.  Performed  in  good  or  established  order  well-regulated. 
  ``An  orderly  .  .  .  march.''  --Clarendon. 
 
  4.  Being  on  duty;  keeping  order  conveying  orders 
  ``Aids-de-camp  and  orderly  men.''  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  {Orderly  book}  (Mil.),  a  book  for  every  company,  in  which  the 
  general  and  regimental  orders  are  recorded. 
 
  {Orderly  officer},  the  officer  of  the  day  or  that  officer  of 
  a  corps  or  regiment  whose  turn  it  is  to  supervise  for  the 
  day  the  arrangements  for  food,  cleanliness,  etc  --Farrow. 
 
  {Orderly  room}. 
  a  The  court  of  the  commanding  officer,  where  charges 
  against  the  men  of  the  regiment  are  tried 
  b  The  office  of  the  commanding  officer,  usually  in  the 
  barracks,  whence  orders  emanate.  --Farrow. 
 
  {Orderly  sergeant},  the  first  sergeant  of  a  company. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Orderly  \Or"der*ly\,  adv 
  According  to  due  order  regularly;  methodically;  duly. 
 
  You  are  blunt;  go  to  it  orderly.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Orderly  \Or"der*ly\,  n.;  pl  {Orderlies}. 
  1.  (Mil.)  A  noncommissioned  officer  or  soldier  who  attends  a 
  superior  officer  to  carry  his  orders  or  to  render  other 
  service. 
 
  Orderlies  were  appointed  to  watch  the  palace. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  A  street  sweeper.  [Eng.]  --Mayhew. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  orderly 
  adj  1:  devoid  of  violence  or  disruption;  "an  orderly  crowd 
  confronted  the  president"  [ant:  {disorderly}] 
  2:  according  to  custom  or  rule  or  natural  law  [syn:  {lawful},  {rule-governed}] 
  3:  not  haphazard;  "a  series  of  orderly  actions  at  regular 
  hours"  [syn:  {systematic}] 
  4:  marked  by  or  adhering  to  method  or  system;  "a  clean  orderly 
  man";  "an  orderly  mind";  "an  orderly  desk" 
  5:  marked  by  system  or  regularity  or  discipline;  "a  quiet 
  ordered  house";  "an  orderly  universe";  "a  well  regulated 
  life"  [syn:  {ordered},  {regulated}] 
  6:  marked  by  an  orderly,  logical,  and  aesthetically  consistent 
  relation  of  parts  "a  logical  argument";  "the  orderly 
  presentation"  [syn:  {consistent},  {logical},  {ordered}] 
  n  1:  a  soldier  who  serves  as  an  attendant  to  a  superior  officer; 
  "the  orderly  laid  out  the  general's  uniform" 
  2:  a  male  hospital  attendant  who  has  general  non-medical  duties 
  [syn:  {hospital  attendant}] 




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