verb (used with object), mar·shaled, mar·shal·ing or (especially British) mar·shalled, mar·shal·ling.
Origin of marshal
Examples from the Web for marshal
It has a presence, it remains potentially destructive, but all we can do is attempt to marshal it.
The earl was killed in battle and Marshal captured, but he would later be ransomed by the queen herself.
With Marshal at his side, Richard crushed Philip and his armies.
Marshal appears in many of the sources regarding these rulers, and therefore, it seems, much can be verified.
Before dying in 1219, Marshal would begin the task of rebuilding England after decades of war.
He had already won his Marshal's baton, and the King could do no more for him unless by making him minister or a peer of France.Cousin Betty|Honore de Balzac
The Marshal gave his word you shall be saved; there is no fear.
The Marshal had known the page, then almost a centenarian, who loaded and re-loaded the royal blunderbuss.Old and New Paris, v. 2|Henry Sutherland Edwards
The office of marshal in the high court is represented in this court by a serjeant, who also bears a silver oar.
The Marshal de Retz shut the window with a shrug of protest against the vulgarity of prejudice.The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for marshal
- a Federal court officer assigned to a judicial district whose functions are similar to those of a sheriff
- (in some states) the chief police or fire officer