Definition of Orderly

a.1.Conformed to order; in order; regular; as, an orderly course or plan.
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.
4.Being on duty; keeping order; conveying orders.
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.
Orderly room
a - The court of the commanding officer, where charges against the men of the regiment are tried.
- Farrow.
b - The office of the commanding officer, usually in the barracks, whence orders emanate.
Orderly sergeant
the first sergeant of a company.
- Farrow.
adv.1.According to due order; regularly; methodically; duly.
You are blunt; go to it orderly.
- Shak.
n.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.

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