Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of marshal: used archaically, especially with reference to a marshal of France.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A military officer of high rank; a marshal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun historical An officer of an household.
  • noun military A man of the highest military rank in certain countries.
  • noun A herald.

Etymologies

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From Old French mareschal meaning horse ("mare") + servant ("schal").

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