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Definition of "marshal" []

  • A military officer of the highest rank in some countries. (noun)
  • A field marshal. (noun)
  • A U.S. federal officer of a judicial district who carries out court orders and discharges duties similar to those of a sheriff. (noun)
  • A city law enforcement officer in the United States who carries out court orders. (noun)
  • The head of a police or fire department in the United States. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "marshal" in a sentence
  • "You an 'me an' Mary-go-round '-- that was what we called the marshal, him being so much all over the country --' you an 'me an' Mary-go-round will have to stock a sure-thing deck against that maverick. '"
  • "You an 'me an' 'Mary-go-round' -- that was what we called the marshal, him being so much all over the country -- 'you an' me an 'Mary-go-round will have to stock a sure-thing deck against that maverick.'"
  • "Derived from the marshal of 3e, the marshal is more of a leader than a fighter."