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  • noun Plural form of marchman.

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Examples

  • Europe is boosting its common diplomatic corps, while China is deploying retired civil servants, prison laborers and Chinese teachers — all are what the historian Arnold Toynbee called marchmen, the foot-soldiers of empire spreading values and winning loyalty.

    We too need more Savitri Eran foot-soldiers

  • Europe is boosting its common diplomatic corps, while China is deploying retired civil servants, prison laborers and Chinese teachers — all are what the historian Arnold Toynbee called marchmen, the foot-soldiers of empire spreading values and winning loyalty.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • They've been marchmen up against Merseia far too long.

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • Two years before the earldom had been confiscated into the King's hands, and it is some evidence that Edward's rule was not oppressive, by comparison with that of his lords, that the marchmen now desired to be made vassals of the crown.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 06 (From Barbarossa to Dante)

  • Scotland; and to show you I was right, he is none of your marchmen, or

    A Monk of Fife

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