knight marshal

plural knights marshals

Definition of knight marshal

1 : a former military officer analogous to the modern quartermaster
2 : a onetime officer of the British royal household who had judicial cognizance of transgressions committed in the royal household or verge and of contracts to which a member of the king's household was a party

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“Knight marshal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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