marshal

[ mahr-shuhl ]
/ ˈmɑr ʃəl /
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noun

verb (used with object), mar·shaled, mar·shal·ing or (especially British) mar·shalled, mar·shal·ling.

Origin of marshal

1225–75; 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
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Related forms
Can be confusedmarshal marital martial

Synonym study

9. See gather.
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marshal

/ (ˈmɑːʃəl) /

noun

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

Derived Formsmarshalcy 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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