Definition of Marshall

1. Noun. United States actor (1914-1998).

Exact synonyms: E. G. Marshall
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

2. Noun. United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959).

3. Noun. United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835).
Exact synonyms: John Marshall
Generic synonyms: Chief Justice, Jurist, Legal Expert

4. Noun. (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank.

5. Noun. A law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law.
Exact synonyms: Marshal
Specialized synonyms: Air Marshal, Sky Marshal
Generic synonyms: Law Officer, Lawman, Peace Officer
Specialized synonyms: Hickock, James Butler Hickock, Wild Bill Hickock
Derivative terms: Marshalship

Definition of Marshall

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English and Scottish status from=Middle English dot=) for someone who was in charge of the horses of a royal household, or an occupational surname for someone who looked after horses, or was responsible for the custody of prisoners ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), transferred use of the surname since nineteenth century. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) (alternative spelling of marshal) ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Marshall

1. to marshal [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: marshal

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marshall

marsh tea
marsh thistle
marsh thistles
marsh tit
marsh trefoil
marsh warbler
marsh wren
marshall (current term)
marshalling yard

Literary usage of Marshall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1881)
"(Vere, 102) Will of Henry marshall, trumpeter's mate aboard the good ship Defence. ... Wife Elizabeth marshall executrix. Administration to James Hignett, ..."

2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"marshall, Robert Bradford, 1867- Results of spirit leveling in Delaware, District of Columbia ... marshall, Ruth. Ferns ni the Dells of the Wisconsin river; ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
""That your complainant In the year 1890 was placed In charge of the mill owned by said marshall, known as the 'River Bank Mill,' which Is situate on the ..."

4. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"In 1909 the provincial government sought new blood for cabinet officers and Duncan marshall, being full of real red blood and obviously capable of handling ..."

5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1901)
"Chester, busy with many things, neglected to inform marshall of the ... In the first game with an outside team, one from a city school, marshall pitched ..."

6. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1905)
"To my sons John marshall and Richard marshall so much as shall with the legacies given them by their cousin John marshall deceased make up £300 each. ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Marshall on!Search for Marshall on!Search for Marshall on Google!Search for Marshall on Wikipedia!