Complete Definition of "marshal"

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English

Alternative spellings
marshall US alternative spelling
mareschal obsolete

Etymology
Old French mareschal (stable officer, see mare) < from Frankish *marhskalk (horse-servant) < Proto-Germanic *markhaz (horse), possibly from a Gaulish word of unknown origin, + Proto-Germanic *skalkaz (servant).

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËmÉËÊÉl/, SAMPA|/"mA:[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËmÉɹÊÉl/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)ÊÉl|-ÉË(r)ÊÉl

Homophones
martial

Noun
en-noun

  1. A high-ranking officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord, who was originally in charge of the cavalry and later the military forces in general.
  2. A military officer of the highest rank in several countries, including France and the former Soviet Union; equivalent to a general of the army in the United States. See also field marshal.
  3. A person in charge of the ceremonial arrangement and management of a gathering.
  4. A sheriff's assistant.
  5. <!--WTF?--> The highest ranking piece in the board game Stratego.

Translations
trans-top|an officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord
French: maréchal
trans-mid
Spanish: mariscal m
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trans-top|A military officer of the highest rank
Finnish: marsalkka
French: maréchal
trans-mid
Polish: marszaÅek m
Spanish: mariscal m
trans-bottom

trans-top|A person in charge of the ceremonial arrangement and management of a gathering
Finnish: marsalkka
trans-mid
Polish: organizator
Spanish: mariscal m
trans-bottom

trans-top|A sheriffâs assistant
French: marshal (the english word)
trans-mid
Spanish: mariscal m
trans-bottom

trans-top|A piece in the game Stratego
German: Feldmarschall m
trans-mid
Spanish: mariscal m
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked
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ttbc|German: Marschall

Verb
en-verb|marshall|ing

  1. to arrange troops etc. in line for inspection or a parade
  2. (be extension) to arrange facts etc in some methodical order
  3. to ceremoniously guide, conduct or usher
  4. to gather data for transmission

Translations
trans-top|to arrange troops
Portuguese: colocar em forma
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|to arrange facts
Finnish: jäsentää
trans-mid
Polish: porzÄdkowaÄ, uporzÄdkowaÄ
Portuguese: organizar
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trans-top|to ceremoniously guide
Finnish: johdattaa, opastaa
trans-mid
Polish: uroczyÅcie wprowadziÄ / oprowadziÄ (someone)
Portuguese: de forma marcial
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trans-top|to gather
Polish: zebraÄ, zgromadziÄ, zdobyÄ (provisions)
trans-mid
Portuguese: empacotar
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