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pro'vost mar"shal



Pronunciation: (prō'vō), [key]
1. Army.an officer on the staff of a commander, charged with the maintaining of order and with other police functions within a command.
2. Navy.an officer charged with the safekeeping of a prisoner pending trial by court-martial.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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