marshall vs marshal : Common Errors in English

About marshall vs marshal

You may write “the Field Marshal marshalled his troops,” but you cannot spell his title with a double L. A marshal is always a marshal, never a marshall.

marshall Meaning(s)

  • (n) United States actor (1914-1998)
  • (n) United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
  • (n) United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
  • (n) (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
  • (n) a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law

marshal Meaning(s)

  • (n) a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
  • (n) (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
  • (v) place in proper rank
  • (v) arrange in logical order
  • (v) make ready for action or use
  • (v) lead ceremoniously, as in a procession

marshall in News

  1. Marshall, Lyon County discuss law enforcement concerns

    MARSHALL -Officials from Lyon County and the city of Marshall met Wednesday to talk about upcoming concerns for area law enforcement.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Marshall Independent

  2. Marshall County could be first in state to set indigent burial policy

    Marshall County could be the first in the state to create a written policy regarding the disposition of indigent residents’ upon their death.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Sand Mountain Reporter

  3. Marshall approves tobacco-free policy

    Marshall University's Board of Governors has banned tobacco products on the Huntington campus.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: WOWK-TV West Virginia

marshal in News

  1. Marshal Yanda recovering from shoulder surgery

    The Ravens have two more days of minicamp this week, but guard Marshal Yanda won’t be taking part in the practices. That was the word from coach John Harbaugh on Tuesday. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that Yanda underwent shoulder surgery and Harbaugh said that the team is targeting training camp for Yanda’s…
    on June 12, 2013 Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  2. Fire marshal says man died in fire he likely set

    FRENCHVILLE (AP) — The Maine Fire Marshal’s says a Frenchville man has died in a fire at his home that he likely set. Authorities say 52-year-old Kenneth Clavet died Monday morning. Investigators found several locations where the fire started, along with several suicide notes.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Times Record

  3. Marshal killed at Canadian Grand Prix

    By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - A marshal at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal was killed on Sunday when he was run over by a mobile crane at the end of the Formula One race, the sport's governing body said. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) released a statement saying the marshal, a member of the Notre Dame Automobile Club, had died in a Montreal hospital from the injuries ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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