from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The office or dignity of a marshal; the state of being a marshal; also, the term of office of a marshal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The office of a marshal.
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- noun The position or role of a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the post of marshall
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With him, Norfolk, with the rod of marshalship, a coronet on his head.
No later than the night before the vacancy in the marshalship had fallen; it would not do to allow the town to go unbridled for even another night.
The police force from this city, amounting to about sixty men, are under the marshalship of
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With him, the DUKE OF NORFOLK, with the rod of marshalship, a coronet on his head.
The chief marshalship was the most coveted social honor of student life.
The marshalship paid $6,000 a year -- and that was more money than he had handled in six years.
I had a deputy marshalship all lined up for you if that hadn't happened.
Norfolk was angry because, during the last Welsh campaign, Edward had suspended him from the exercise of the marshalship.
She will be remembered as having successfully discharged the duties of the United States marshalship in the Eastern Missouri district after the death of her father, and quite recently she has received an appointment in the Census Bureau as special agent to report upon recorded indebtedness in St. Louis.
Before Douglass was transferred from the marshalship to recorder of deeds, a public meeting was called by the friends of John T. Johnson to endorse him for the place of Douglass.