Synonyms for marshal
- draw up
- line up
Antonyms for marshal
- mess up
- mix up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MARSHAL
The necessary papers were made out and given to the Marshal.
He whispered to the marshal that he would return, and slipped through the window.
It was the marshal calling to them that Andrew was gone and inviting them in to finish him.
"It looks like a woman's hand had been at work," concluded the marshal.
"He hadn't long to live, anyway," answered the marshal in some confusion.
Not until that moment did Andrew know that he had shot the marshal through the body.
Now and then the glance of the marshal wandered to the door.
The pain in the marshal's face became a ghastly thing to see.
Then he raised the marshal's head and gave him a sip of the fiery stuff.
He was almost asleep when the marshal said: "Are you really going to stick it out, Andy?"
early 13c. as a surname; mid-13c. as "high officer of the royal court;" from Old French mareschal "commanding officer of an army; officer in charge of a household" (Modern French maréchal), originally "stable officer, horse tender, groom" (Frankish Latin mariscaluis) from Frankish *marhskalk or a similar Germanic word, literally "horse-servant" (cf. Old High German marahscalc "groom," Middle Dutch maerschalc), from Proto-Germanic *markhaz "horse" (see mare (1)) + *skalkaz "servant" (cf. Old English scealc "servant, retainer, member of a crew," Dutch schalk "rogue, wag," Gothic skalks "servant").
Cognate with Old English horsþegn. From c.1300 as "stable officer;" early 14c. as "military commander, general in the army." For development history, cf. constable. Also from Germanic are Italian scalco "steward," Spanish mariscal "marshal."
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MARSHAL
- call the tune
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