Master-at-arms meaning

măs'tər-ət-ärmz'
A petty officer assigned to maintain order.
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A petty officer responsible for keeping order, maintaining discipline, taking charge of prisoners, etc. on a ship or in a shore station.
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(UK, Navy) A warrant officer or chief petty officer responsible for discipline aboard a naval ship.
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(UK, Army) A commissioned officer responsible for overseeing all fitness training in subordinate units.
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(US, Navy) A petty officer responsible for law enforcement, antiterrorism, force protection, and expeditionary warfare.
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An officer in a fraternal or similar organization charged with maintaining order.
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