marshal

Definitions

General English

  • noun a military officer of the highest rank
  • noun an organiser of a race or a show
  • noun the chief of police or chief of the fire brigade in an area
  • verb to organise people or things into order

Aviation

  • verb to direct aircraft into their parking positions on the apron by means of hand signals

Law

  • noun an official who carries out the orders of a court
  • noun a federal officer with the same functions as a sheriff at state level

Military

  • noun the most senior army rank in certain armies
  • verb to direct and organize vehicles at an assembly point or any other place where a lot of vehicles are gathered

Politics

  • noun in some US cities, the head of the fire or police service
  • noun in some US cities, a law enforcement officer
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