Marshaling
Marshal Mar"shal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marshaled}or {Marshalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Marshaling} or {Marshalling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To dispose in order; to arrange in a suitable manner; as, to marshal troops or an army. [1913 Webster]

And marshaling the heroes of his name As, in their order, next to light they came. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To direct, guide, or lead. [1913 Webster]

Thou marshalest me the way that I was going. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Her.) To dispose in due order, as the different quarterings on an escutcheon, or the different crests when several belong to an achievement. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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