field marshal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field marshal an officer holding the highest rank in the army
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Field marshal (Mil) the highest military rank conferred in the British and other European armies.
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Quotations

  • John Haggai
    John Haggai
    “Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.”
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    Napoleon%20Bonaparte
    “Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack.”

Usage

In literature:

In 1855 he was made a field-marshal and G.C.B.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
Scarcely had it stopped, when an aide-de-camp entered, and whispered a few words to the Field-Marshal.
"The Daltons, Volume II (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
He was made field marshal in 1793, and died at Henley-on-Thames on the 9th of July 1795.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
It's like dressing a sweep in a field-marshal's uniform, And we all know where it will be to-morrow or next day.
"Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) A Man Of Our Day" by Charles James Lever
The STATUE of the GREAT DUKE, from BURTON'S Arch, said that he had the honour to represent FIELD-MARSHAL THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Lord Raglan was promoted to be field marshal after the battle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Marshall Field, whose name the institution perpetuates, was the person who made the building possible by his generosity.
"Dorothy's Tour" by Evelyn Raymond
I know Field-Marshall Kleinkoff.
"The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly" by Charles James Lever
My great-uncle, the field-marshal, in armor, and with the marshal's baton in his hand, gave orders.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
Returned to England, 1802, and made field-marshal, 1830.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
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In poetry:

I would be a king and reign,
But I can't be that, and so
Field-marshal I'll be, I think, and gain
Sharp battles and sieges slow.
"Willie's Question" by George MacDonald
No more, surveying with an eye impartial
The long line of the coast,
Shall the gaunt figure of the old Field Marshal
Be seen upon his post!
"The Warden Of The Cinque Ports. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And when Field Marshal Roberts in the procession passed by,
The cheers from thousands of people arose very high;
And to see him on his war horse was inspiring to see,
Because he rode his charger most splendidly.
"The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations" by William Topaz McGonagall
Then behind the corpse came the Prince of Wales in field marshal uniform,
Looking very pale, dejected, careworn, and forlorn;
Then followed great magnates, all dressed in uniform,
And last, but not least, the noble Marquis of Lorne.
"The Death of Prince Leopold" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

In John Bruhin's mind, he's ready to rejoin his Marshall teammates on the football field.
In Week 2, Marshall was shut down in Green Bay 's 23-10 win at Lambeau Field.
Marshall's biggest victories come off the field.
Freshman kicker Marshall Morgan has made 42-of-46 extra points and 7-of-10 field goals so far this season.
When Marshall hit the field on Saturday to take on UAB, the Herd featured a new-look offensive front for the second consecutive week.
The beautiful 122,000-square-foot store will be located in the former Marshall Field 's space next to Regis Hair.
Haig's field goal lifts Marshall to 44-41 win over Houston Cougars.
Cover of Leslie Goddard 's "Remembering Marshall Field's" (detail).
For more than 150 years, Marshall Field and Co. Reigned as Chicago's leading department store.
Hickman's Marshall Willingham attempts to run through the tackle of Helias' Michael Tannehill Friday night in the Kewpies' 21-14 win at LeMone Field.
In this week's podcast, Bob McGinn and Tyler Dunne discuss the Packers-Bears rivalry, Brandon Marshall 's inflammatory comments on the Packers, the Packers' running game, and the matchup Sunday at Soldier Field in Chicago.
Mr Padilla, 50, was executive vice president for merchandising at the Marshall Field's chain of Target.
Graffiti depicting Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi (L), ousted president Hosni Mubarak (R) and former head of the army Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi cover the walls outside the presidential palace in Cairo.
Some odds and ends going into West Virginia's season opener against Marshall at noon in Mountaineer Field/Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday.
The Cloquet girls' soccer team jumped out to a 2-0 lead on Tuesday afternoon against Duluth Marshall, then pulled away for a 6-2 win on the Hilltoppers' home field.
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In science:

Marshall Field disappeared into Macy’s this year and will be mourned by all who remember The Imperturbability of Elevator Operators by S.
Astrophysics in 2006
The demise of Marshall Field appears elsewhere.
Astrophysics in 2006
Acta XX Congressus Internationalis Ornithologici, 2063-2071. Gollop, J.B., Marshall, W.H., 1954. A guide for aging duck broods in the field. Mississippi Flyway Council Technical Section. 14pp.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
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