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fire marshal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fire marshal the head of a fire department
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Usage

In literature:

He fired from a window, and some tufts of wool spurted from the marshal's trustworthy bulwark.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
The eyes of the marshal were dry, gloomy, and full of fire.
"The Wandering Jew, Complete" by Eugene Sue
They fired upon the marshal, arrested him, and detained him for some time as a prisoner.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Marshall seated himself and stared moodily into the fire.
"The Just and the Unjust" by Vaughan Kester
They were not far from Sandy Creek Falls, when the marshal halted, and pointed out the remains of a camp-fire.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
The Field-Marshal beckoned a firing party.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 9, 1914" by Various
A detachment of twelve men under a sergeant now fired simultaneously, upon the signal of the provost marshal.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
You remember the Tucker boy was foolish and set fire to the hay, 'Wanted to see it burn,' he told the town marshal.
"Chiquita, an American Novel" by Merrill Tileston
Iron and fire were in the doctor's nature, and the metal did not melt for Marshall Avery.
"Avery" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
He found it increasingly difficult to marshal his facts under the fire of those steady watching eyes.
"The Princess Galva" by David Whitelaw
Try to get into Marshall's hut and make a fire.
"Johnstone of the Border" by Harold Bindloss
The marshal fired a futile shot.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
But before he could fire another shot the marshal had wrested the pistol from him and burst into the cabin.
"The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune" by Wilbur Lawton
He himself like an executioner, red from the blood of men, marshalled his Tartars amid the fire, so as to lead them on farther.
"The Deluge, Vol. II. (of 2)" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
When Friedland itself was seen to be on fire, the two marshals launched their infantry attack.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2" by Various
Acting Commissioner of Public Works Brennan sent word to Chief O'Neill and Fire Marshal Musham that the public works department was at their service.
"Chicago's Awful Theater Horror" by Various
Inspector McCausland had just parted company with the fire marshal and was sauntering carelessly about.
"The Incendiary" by W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
The Marshal of Liege invaded the Ardennes with fire and flame.
"The Spell of Belgium" by Isabel Anderson
Why, marshal, you ordered the guards to fire upon the fugitives!
"The Shadow of the Czar" by John R. Carling
Mr. Masterson, from where he stood, would not chance a shot at Mr. Wagner; Marshal Ed was too much in the line of fire.
"The Sunset Trail" by Alfred Henry Lewis
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In poetry:

At the call of the bugle, and the roll of the drum,
With the bold front of heroes, our trained Rifles come,
All marshalled and marching to strains that inspire,
And fan in each bosom the true martial fire.
"British Volunteers" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

State Fire Marshal says to 'have two ways out.
State Fire Marshal orders Treehouse closed.
Fire marshal 's report leaves school in limbo.
A Christian school in Bluffton may be ordered to make improvements to its building following a visit by an inspector from the state fire marshal 's office.
Lt Lynnae White has been promoted to the newly-created position of fire marshal for the city of Grandville.
The city of Grandville now has a fire marshal .
State fire marshal investigating fire.
SAN CARLOS PARK — A San Carlos Park house fire that killed a Bonita Springs man in June was accidental, the state fire marshal has concluded.
State fire marshal takes over Three B Brushes MFG warehouse blaze investigation.
Oklahoma wildfire chat with Assistant State Fire Marshal JoAnne Sellars, August 9, 2012.
The Danville Fire Marshal 's office is investigating a fire at an abandoned home.
TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced today the appointment of Doug Jorgensen as the new State Fire Marshal .
The Office of State Fire Marshal, Oregon fire service, natural resource agencies, Oregon fireworks wholesalers, and safety experts encourage Oregonians to "Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe" when using fireworks.
CENTRAL KITSAP — Kitsap County Fire Marshal David Lynam has confirmed three fires at Olympic High School Wednesday night were intentionally set.
Larry Medina has been promoted to fire marshal for Bend Fire and Rescue.
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