a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
place in proper rank
"marshal the troops"
arrange in logical order
"marshal facts or arguments"
mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summon(verb)
make ready for action or use
lead ceremoniously, as in a procession
An English surname, a rare spelling of Marshall.
derived from the surname, usually spelled Marshall.
A high-ranking officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord, who was originally in charge of the cavalry and later the military forces in general.
A military officer of the highest rank in several countries, including France and the former Soviet Union; equivalent to a general of the army in the United States. See also field marshal.
A person in charge of the ceremonial arrangement and management of a gathering.
A sheriff's assistant.
to arrange troops etc. in line for inspection or a parade
to arrange facts etc. in some methodical order
to ceremoniously guide, conduct or usher
to gather data for transmission
originally, an officer who had the care of horses; a groom
an officer of high rank, charged with the arrangement of ceremonies, the conduct of operations, or the like
one who goes before a prince to declare his coming and provide entertainment; a harbinger; a pursuivant
one who regulates rank and order at a feast or any other assembly, directs the order of procession, and the like
the chief officer of arms, whose duty it was, in ancient times, to regulate combats in the lists
the highest military officer
a ministerial officer, appointed for each judicial district of the United States, to execute the process of the courts of the United States, and perform various duties, similar to those of a sheriff. The name is also sometimes applied to certain police officers of a city
to dispose in order; to arrange in a suitable manner; as, to marshal troops or an army
to direct, guide, or lead
to dispose in due order, as the different quarterings on an escutcheon, or the different crests when several belong to an achievement
Origin: [OE. mareschal, OF. mareschal, F. marchal, LL. mariscalcus, from OHG. marah-scalc (G. marschall); marah horse + scalc servant (akin to AS. scealc, Goth. skalks). F. marchal signifies, a marshal, and a farrier. See Mare horse, and cf. Seneschal.]
Marshal is a word used in several official titles of various branches of society. As marshals became trusted members of the courts of Medieval Europe, the title grew in reputation. During the last few centuries, it has been used for elevated offices, such as in military ranking and civilian law enforcement.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mär′shal, n. an officer charged with the regulation of ceremonies, preservation of order, points of etiquette, &c.: the chief officer who regulated combats in the lists: a pursuivant or harbinger: a herald: in France, an officer of the highest military rank: (U.S.) the civil officer of a district, corresponding to the sheriff of a county in England.—v.t. to arrange in order: to lead, as a herald:—pr.p. mar′shalling; pa.t. and pa.p. mar′shalled.—ns. Mar′shaller, one who marshals; Mar′shalling, act of arranging in due order; Mar′shalsea, till 1842 a prison in Southwark, under the marshal of the royal household; Mar′shalship, office of marshal. [O. Fr. mareschal (Fr. maréchal); from Old High Ger. marah, a horse, schalh (Ger. schalk), a servant.]
The numerical value of marshal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of marshal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
I swear to God if I could be sold ... then I would be sold, field Marshal philosopher with a military background in good shape for sale.
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
It is precisely through this political process that we can, for the first time, marshal the support of the entire international community against a single common enemy -- Daesh.
We are very proud to have the respected Marshal Kim Jong Un as our great leader and we are very proud to hold the Seventh Party Congress, people are actively participating in the event.
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- Marschall, FeldmarschallGerman
- mariscal, recopilar, formar, empaquetarSpanish
- marsalkka, opastaa, jäsentää, johdattaaFinnish
- maréchal, marshalFrench
- maihara, atoato, kaiatoatoMāori
- organizator, uporządkować, zdobyć, porządkować, zgromadzić, marszałek, zebraćPolish
- organizar, empacotar, marechal, [[colocar]] [[em]] [[formação]]/[[forma]]Portuguese
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