Marshal

Definition of Marshal

Mar´shal
n.1.
1.Originally, an officer who had the care of horses; a groom.
2.(France) An officer of high rank, charged with the arrangement of ceremonies, the conduct of operations, or the like
Earl marshal of England
the eighth officer of state; an honorary title, and personal, until made hereditary in the family of the Duke of Norfolk. During a vacancy in the office of high constable, the earl marshal has jurisdiction in the court of chivalry.
Earl marshal of Scotland
an officer who had command of the cavalry under the constable. This office was held by the family of Keith, but forfeited by rebellion in 1715.
- Brande & C.
Knight marshal
formerly, in England, the marshal of the king's house, who was authorized to hear and determine all pleas of the Crown, to punish faults committed within the verge, etc. His court was called the Court of Marshalsea.
Marshal of the Queen's Bench
formerly the title of the officer who had the custody of the Queen's bench prison in Southwark.
- Mozley & W.
v. t.1.To dispose in order; to arrange in a suitable manner; as, to marshal troops or an army.
And marshaling the heroes of his name
As, in their order, next to light they came.
- Dryden.
2.To direct, guide, or lead.
Thou marshalest me the way that I was going.
- Shak.
3.(Her.) To dispose in due order, as the different quarterings on an escutcheon, or the different crests when several belong to an achievement.

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