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- n. An officer of an household.
- n. A man of the highest military rank in certain countries.
- n. A herald.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A military officer of high rank; a marshal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of marshal: used archaically, especially with reference to a marshal of France.
From Old French mareschal meaning horse ("mare") + servant ("schal"). (Wiktionary)