marshal

Part of speech: verb

To array; assemble.

Part of speech: noun

A civic officer, as for regulating ceremonies, etc.; a military commander.

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Usage examples "marshal":

  1. One day a messenger came from the camp, bringing a letter from the brave marshal, who demanded more troops, saying that the enemy far out- numbered him. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. This occurred at the burial of the dead prince, when Count Fersen, as marshal of the realm, opened the procession. - "Norwegian Life", Ethlyn T. Clough.
  3. All the same he commanded the Marshal of his bands to have the trumpet sounded, and to start for Pignerol, where he would follow when he had eaten a mouthful. - "Bayard: The Good Knight Without Fear And Without Reproach", Christopher Hare.