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Marshall vs. Marshal

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Marshallnoun

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Marshalnoun

(historical) 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.

Marshallnoun

United States actor (1914-1998)

Marshalnoun

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.

Marshallnoun

United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)

Marshalnoun

A person in charge of the ceremonial arrangement and management of a gathering.

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Marshallnoun

United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)

Marshalnoun

(US) A federal lawman.

Marshallnoun

(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank

Marshalverb

To arrange troops etc. in line for inspection or a parade.

Marshallnoun

a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law

Marshalverb

(by extension) To arrange facts etc. in some methodical order.

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Marshalverb

To ceremoniously guide, conduct or usher.

Marshalverb

To gather data for transmission.

Marshalnoun

Originally, an officer who had the care of horses; a groom.

Marshalnoun

An officer of high rank, charged with the arrangement of ceremonies, the conduct of operations, or the like

Marshalverb

To dispose in order; to arrange in a suitable manner; as, to marshal troops or an army.

‘And marshaling the heroes of his nameAs, in their order, next to light they came.’;

Marshalverb

To direct, guide, or lead.

‘Thou marshalest me the way that I was going.’;

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Marshalverb

To dispose in due order, as the different quarterings on an escutcheon, or the different crests when several belong to an achievement.

Marshalnoun

a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law

Marshalnoun

(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank

Marshalverb

place in proper rank;

‘marshal the troops’;

Marshalverb

arrange in logical order;

‘marshal facts or arguments’;

Marshalverb

make ready for action or use;

‘marshal resources’;

Marshalverb

lead ceremoniously, as in a procession

Marshalnoun

an officer of the highest rank in the armed forces of some countries

‘Marshal Tito’;

Marshalnoun

a high-ranking officer of state.

Marshalnoun

a federal or municipal law-enforcement officer.

Marshalnoun

the head of a police department.

Marshalnoun

the head of a fire department.

Marshalnoun

an official responsible for supervising sports events, and for controlling crowds in other public events

‘ground marshals joined the referee and touch judges in trying to regain order’;

Marshalnoun

(in the UK) an official accompanying a judge on circuit to act as secretary and personal assistant.

Marshalverb

assemble and arrange (a group of people, especially troops) in order

‘the general marshalled his troops’;

Marshalverb

methodically assemble and arrange (facts, ideas, objects, etc.)

‘she is one of those people who can marshal their thoughts quickly and articulate them clearly’;

Marshalverb

correctly position or arrange (rolling stock).

Marshalverb

direct the movement of (an aircraft) on the ground at an airport.

Marshalverb

combine (coats of arms) to indicate marriage, descent, or the bearing of office

‘the quarters include those appearing on the Warwick Plate, but in addition there is marshalled that of Grey’;

Marshal

Marshal is a term used in several official titles in various branches of society. As marshals became trusted members of the courts of Medieval Europe, the title grew in reputation.

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