officer of the day

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officer of the day

n. pl. officers of the day
A military officer who, for a given day, assumes responsibility for security, order, and supervision of the guard.

officer of the day

n
(Military) a military officer whose duty is to take charge of the security of the unit or camp for a day. Also called: orderly officer

of′ficer of the day′


n.
an officer responsible for the security of a military post, etc., on an assigned day. Abbr.: O.D., OD
[1835–45]