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- n. The court or seat of a marshal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The court or seat of a marshal; hence, the prison in Southwark, belonging to the marshal of the king's household.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In England— The seat or court of the marshal of the royal household.
- n. [capitalized] A prison in Southwark. London, under the jurisdiction of the marshal of the royal household.
marshal + Old English word for "seat". (Wiktionary)