field marshal

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noun
  1. an officer of the highest military rank in the British and certain other armies, and of the second highest rank in the French army.

Origin of field marshal

First recorded in 1570–80
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field marshal

noun
  1. an officer holding the highest rank in the British and certain other armies
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