verb (used with object), mar·shaled, mar·shal·ing or (especially British) mar·shalled, mar·shal·ling.
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Snider said the shooting occurred when marshals were clearing the residence of an address associated with Green and a man began firing shots from a closet.U.S. marshal shot, hospitalized in Baltimore; suspect fatally shot|Justin Wm. Moyer, Emily Davies|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
On the day that he was confronted by the marshals, Reinoehl packed his bags and, according to Dinguss’ account, was chewing a gummy worm as he made his way to his newly purchased VW.New Eyewitness Accounts: Feds Didn’t Identify Themselves Before Opening Fire on Portland Antifa Suspect|by Bryan Denson for ProPublica and Conrad Wilson, Oregon Public Broadcasting|October 13, 2020|ProPublica
"Well, I never—never—" she exclaimed, as Isabel hastily marshalled her up the stair and into the house.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
I doubt very much, however, if any other similar series of facts will ever be marshalled to the same end.
Grand trees were marshalled along the path, supporting a roof of gold and green, where the sun fell strong on the heavy foliage.The Art of Disappearing|John Talbot Smith
These stood, marshalled like warriors, in rear of Assarac and Beladon, who assisted him in his functions.Sarchedon|G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
I have never marshalled a bigger blast, even in the contests at our training school in Area Twelve.The Double Spy|Dan T. Moore
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