verb (used with object), mar·shaled, mar·shal·ing or (especially British) mar·shalled, mar·shal·ling.
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Example sentences from the Web for marshal
It was the king himself who marshalled them, driving past in his chariot and encouraging his troops.Cyropaedia|Xenophon
The plagues were marshalled against them, and the pillars of cloud and of fire, and at last the resistless sea.Calumny Refuted, by Facts from Liberia|Wilson Armistead
The peers, robed in gold and ermine, were marshalled by the heralds under Garter King-at-Arms.The Ontario High School Reader|A.E. Marty
There he pitched 214 his vermilion tent, marshalled his best troops, and watched the operations of the enemy.Byzantine Churches in Constantinople|Alexander Van Millingen
The orders of the state and the nations of the earth were marshalled at the royal banquet.Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3)|John Henry Newman
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