sky marshal

noun

Definition of sky marshal

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

First Known Use of sky marshal

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Sky marshal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sky%20marshal. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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