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Marshal

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The original role of the Marshal was the service and execution of process, including warrants for the arrest of ships under the Court's Admiralty jurisdiction. It was also his ...

marshaling

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002

... n. 1 the process by which units participating in an amphibious or airborne operation assemble or group together when feasible or move to temporary camps in the vicinity of embarkation points, complete preparations for combat, or prepare for loading. 2 the process of assembling, holding, and organizing supplies and/or equipment, especially vehicles of transportation, for onward...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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36 words

... In heraldry , the proper arrangement of armorial bearings to denote rank and condition, connection by marriage, or representation of families. Most marshalling consists of a combination of two or more coats of arms...

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A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

... The process of collecting together data from some data structure and converting it into a form that is capable of being sent over a network. For example, objects produced by a program written in an object-oriented programming language such as Java need to be marshalled before they are sent to another...

marshalling of securities

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
101 words

...marshalling of securities An application of marshalling of assets . If A mortgages two properties to B and then mortgages one of the properties in addition to C (who may or may not know of B’s mortgage) then B, as first mortgagee, may obtain his money from whichever mortgaged property he chooses. However, if he chooses to obtain his money from the property mortgaged to C, C may if necessary obtain his money from the other property. This right cannot be exercised when a purchaser has obtained the property without knowing of the facts giving rise to the right...

marshalling of assets

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
90 words

...marshalling of assets A process in which the claims of different creditors are directed towards different funds of the same debtor in an attempt to reach a fair result. When there are two creditors and two funds, and one has a claim exclusively on one fund but the other can claim against either fund, the rule of marshalling requires the latter to claim against the fund from which the former is excluded. The aim is, so far as possible, to allocate the assets so as to satisfy all the...

marshalling of assets in probate

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
140 words

...marshalling of assets in probate A form of marshalling of assets that is applied where a deceased person’s assets are to be used to pay off debts of the estate. The Administration of Estates Act 1925 (sch 1 pt II) gives the order of priority in which such assets are to be used to pay off any debts. Section 35 of the same Act also provides that property which is mortgaged is to be used primarily to pay off the mortgage liability. Such rules are not, however, binding on a creditor of the estate, who can enforce his debt against any assets in the estate. If...

ˈmarshalling yard

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Pocket Oxford German Dictionary: English German (4 ed.)

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
5 words
marshalling yard

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
36 words
marshalling yard

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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
15 words
marshaling

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N.1 the process by which units participating in an amphibious or airborne operation assemble or group together when feasible or move to temporary camps in the vicinity of embarkation points, complete ...
Marshal

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Anne Button

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

... . He officiates at Simonides’ banquet, Pericles 7. Anne...

marshal

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002

... n. 1 an officer of the highest rank in the armed forces of some countries, including France. 2 an official responsible for supervising public events, especially sports events or parades. v. marshaled , marshaling 1 arrange or assemble (a group of people, especially soldiers) in order: the general marshaled his troops. 2 guide or usher (someone) ceremoniously: guests were marshaled into position. 3 correctly position or arrange (rolling stock). 4 guide or direct the movement of (an aircraft) on the ground at an airport. marshaler n. ...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013

...marshals were created after 1870 until 1916 , when the title was given to General Joffre ( 1852–1931 ). Generals Foch ( 1851–1929 ), Lyautey ( 1854–1934 ) and Pétain ( 1856–1951 ) were also named Marshal of France. See also earl marshal . Marshal of the Army of God and of Holy Church, The The Baron Robert Fitzwalter, appointed by his brother barons to lead their forces in 1215 , to obtain redress of grievances from King John . magna carta was the result. Marshal Vorwärts See forwards, marshal . Earl Marshal See under earl . Field marshal...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010

...magnates normally had their own marshals. Geoffroi de Villehardouin (c. 1160–1212 ), for example, was marshal of Champagne before he became marshal of the Latin Empire of Constantinople. Similarly, large companies of mercenaries might have their own marshals, as did the military orders. The marshal of the Templars was the order’s chief military officer, ranking next after the master. In some cases (as in English-held Calais) large garrisons had their own marshals. As recompense for the exercise of his office, the earl-marshal of England was entitled...

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A Dictionary of British History (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
73 words

... One of the great medieval offices of state. The marshal developed as deputy to the constable and had responsibility for the horses. He then picked up a number of additional duties, including keeping records of military service and adjusting disputes over precedence. From these duties derived the supervision of heraldry and of the College of Arms , and the organization of coronations, which remain among the duties of the earl marshal...

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
203 words
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... . The original role of the Marshal was the service and execution of process, including warrants for the arrest of ships under the Court's Admiralty jurisdiction. It was also his responsibility to receive and detain any person who might be committed to his custody by the Court. Walter Bingle was appointed the first Marshal of the Court on 2 October 1903 . Bingle held the position until 1926 , when Colonel Richard Dowse , associate to Chief Justice Knox , was appointed to the position. Thereafter, associates held the position, until 1950 when the...

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J. A. Cannon

The Oxford Companion to British History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
189 words

... . One of the great medieval offices of state. The marshal developed as deputy to the constable and had responsibility for the horses. He then picked up a number of additional duties, including keeping records of military service and adjusting disputes over precedence. From these duties derived the supervision of heraldry and of the College of Arms , and the organization of coronations, which remain among the duties of the earl marshal. In the reign of Henry I , the position was held by the Fitzgilberts. The fourth holder, William Marshal , was...

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
257 words

... family, earls of Pembroke and lords of Leinster, during the first half of the 13th century the most powerful noble house in Britain and Ireland, and a crucial link between the two islands. William Marshal I ( d. 1219 ) rose through royal favour, which in 1189 enabled him to marry Isabel de Clare , Strongbow 's daughter and heiress. From 1207 he and then his eldest son William II ( d. 1231 ) spent considerable periods in Ireland, partly because of the loss of their Norman estates and the undermining of their position in Wales after 1212 by ...

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
218 words

... , v.t. (= to arrange in order), makes the past-tense and participial forms marshaled and marshaling in AmE, marshalled and marshalling in BrE. ( See spelling (b) .) But misspellings with the doubled -l- frequently occur in AmE—e.g.: “The picture did feature an intelligently marshalled [read marshaled ] series of ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s decor.” Henry Sheehan , “The ‘Other’ Awards,” Orange County Register , 26 Mar. 1995 , at F14. Although the inflected form is marshalled in BrE, the uninflected form is still marshal , as in AmE. But this,...

marshal

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
540 words

...spread when a made-for-TV movie entitled Marshal Law was released in 1996 : it was about a marshal who was ruthless with violent criminals. How many viewers caught the pun? Language-Change Index ✳marshal law for martial law : Stage 1 Current ratio ( martial law vs. ✳marshal law ): 208:1 B. Spelling. Marshal is frequently misspelled ✳marshall —e.g.: “Spokane Valley firefighters helped save 30 tons of the hay, but the loss still reached about $12,000, said Kevin Miller, deputy fire marshall [read marshal ] for Valley Fire.” “Haystack Fire Deemed...

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