sky marshal


: an armed federal officer in plain clothes who is assigned to prevent skyjackings : air marshal sense 2

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sky marshal was in 1964

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“Sky marshal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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