marshalled marshalled  /ˈmɑr ʃəld/


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

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  1. Plain facts about war peace lucidly marshalled by 1933's Nobel Peace Prize winner, author of The Great Illusion.
  2. Outside the Hotel Adlon handpicked pedestrians marshalled by detectives lustily cheered Herren Laval Briand.
  3. And the 4,000,000 are by no means marshalled into a solid line.


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  1. Commenting that the RJD would not give up the fight to oppose the Bill, Mr. Prasad said: "We will fight it tooth and nail and are even prepared to be marshalled out for that matter."
    on Mar 7, 2010 By: Lalu Prasad Source: The Hindu

  2. "Our young guys have stepped up and shown a lot of bottle," said Proteas captain Graeme Smith. "In Durban it can be easy to go two or three wickets down and I thought Kempy and Mark Boucher marshalled the middle and the innings was finished...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Graeme Smith Source:

  3. "I thought my back four were immense," Hughes said. "They were really well marshalled by Hoggy, who has been really good for me. He has been clever enough to grasp the concept of what I am after and he then goes out and applies that on the...
    on Dec 19, 2009 By: John Hughes Source:

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