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Webster 1913 Edition


Mareschal

Mare′schal

,
Noun.
[OF.
mareschal
, F.
maréchal
. See
Marshal
.]
A military officer of high rank; a marshal.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Mareschal

M`ARESCHAL

,
Noun.
m`arshal. The chief commander of an army.

Definition 2022


mareschal

mareschal

English

Alternative forms

Noun

mareschal (plural mareschals)

  1. (historical) An officer of an household.
  2. (military) A man of the highest military rank in certain countries.
  3. A herald.

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French mareschal, marescal.

Noun

mareschal m (plural mareschaux)

  1. marshall (high ranking military leader)

Descendants


Old French

Noun

mareschal m (oblique plural mareschaus or mareschax or mareschals, nominative singular mareschaus or mareschax or mareschals, nominative plural mareschal)

  1. Alternative form of marescal