Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An officer who supervised the camp or quarters of an army; a quartermaster-general.

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Examples

  • Twice he asked to be allowed to take charge of this convoy, and twice he was told it was too insignificant a charge for a camp-marshal to undertake.

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  • He attached pensions of 6000 livres and 4000 livres to the grades of lieutenant-general and camp-marshal.

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  • "Oh, you've heard about the letter, have you?" said the camp-marshal, lifting his eyebrows in mild surprise.

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  • The camp-marshal was breathless, his face full of the passion of the hunt.

    King Coal : a Novel

  • The camp-marshal used his voice for a bell, and the jailer came.

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  • Hal might sit down on his reporter-friend, Percy might sit down on the waiters and the conductor and the camp-marshal and the gunmen -- but he could not possibly sit down on all his friends!

    King Coal : a Novel

  • The camp-marshal of North Valley had been "agitated" to such an extent that he could not stay in his chair.

    King Coal : a Novel

  • But apparently young Harrigan was not aware of the presence of the camp-marshal and his revolver.

    King Coal : a Novel

  • Outside, in the darkness, the camp-marshal was free to give vent to his rage, and so was Alec Stone.

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  • The "waiter" glared at Hal as if he would like to bite him; but the camp-marshal grinned.

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