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marshalsea Saltos de línea: mar|shal|sea
Pronunciación: /ˈmɑːʃ(ə)lsiː/

Definición de marshalsea en inglés:

sustantivo

1(In England) a court formerly held before the steward and the knight marshal of the royal household. It was abolished in 1849.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • When Francis was born, Mr Place was an officer of the Marshalsea court.
  • But what made this Inn once noted was that all the six attorneys of the Marshalsea Court (better known as the Palace Court) had their chambers there.
  • He was born in a "sponging house," his father being one of the bailiffs of the Marshalsea Court, and no more genteel or refined than his class, was apprenticed to a leather breeches maker at the age of thirteen.
1.1 (the Marshalsea) A former prison in Southwark, London, under the control of the knight marshal.

Origen

Late Middle English (earlier marchalcy): from Anglo-Norman French marschalcie, from late Latin mariscalcia, from mariscalcus 'marshal'.

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