verb (used with object), mar·shaled, mar·shal·ing or (especially British) mar·shalled, mar·shal·ling.
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Origin of marshal
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Examples from the Web for marshaling
If marshaling the troops is the goal, then Fat Studies still has a long way to go.
He could even try something as audacious as marshaling a global coalition to impose peace on Israel and the Palestinians.
She was so amusing while Joan and Mary were marshaling arguments against me.Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie
A suspicion crossed my mind, marshaling a host of doubts and questions that had lurked there since my first night at Glenarm.The House of a Thousand Candles|Meredith Nicholson
There was an awkward pause in which it appeared that Doctor Stoddard was marshaling all his wits for a serious encounter.The Blood Red Dawn|Charles Caldwell Dobie
The crier now passed down the village street, marshaling all the riders for the chase.The Magnificent Adventure|Emerson Hough
Mrs. Tidditt brought up the rear, marshaling the stragglers, as it were.Fair Harbor|Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for marshaling
- 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