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marshal

[ mahr-shuhl ]
/ 藞m蓱r 蕛蓹l /
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Definition of marshal

noun
verb (used with object), mar路shaled, mar路shal路ing or (especially British) mar路shalled, mar路shal路ling.
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Origin of marshal

1225鈥75; Middle English marshal, syncopated variant of mareschal<Old French <Germanic; compare Old High German marahscalh groom, equivalent to marah horse (see mare1) + scalh servant, cognate with Old English scealc

synonym study for marshal

9. See gather.

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH marshal

marshal , marital, martial
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British Dictionary definitions for marshal

marshal
/ (藞m蓱藧蕛蓹l) /

noun
verb -shals, -shalling or -shalled or US -shals, -shaling or -shaled (tr)

Derived forms of marshal

marshalcy or marshalship, nounmarshaller or US marshaler, noun

Word Origin for marshal

C13: from Old French mareschal; related to Old High German marahscalc groom, from marah horse + scalc servant
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