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sky marshal

noun
1.
an armed plainclothes federal marshal riding on an airliner to protect against skyjacking.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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  • The sky marshal's seat is one less that they can sell at a premium.
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British Dictionary definitions for sky marshal

sky marshal

noun
1.
an armed security guard on a commercial aircraft
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