marechaussee

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French maréchaussée (mounted police). Doublet of maarschalk.

Noun[edit]

marechaussee f (uncountable)

  1. military police
  2. member of the military police
  3. (historical) lightly armed soldier belonging to counterguerrilla troops