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maranatha, which is as much as to say, More hideous, when thou shew'st thee in a child, May’st thou be devoted to the greatest

Than the sea monster. Shaksp. King Lear. of evils, and to the utmost severity of MARCASITE. 11. s. God's judgments; may the Lord come

• The term marcasite, has heen very impropesquickly to take vengeance of thy crimes.

ly used by some for bismuth, and by others for

zink: the more accurate writers however alCalmet.

ways express a substance different from either of MARA'SMUS. n. s. [puzaon.de, from dea- these by it, sulphurcous and metallick. The

ga'sw.) A consumption, in which per- marcasite is a solid hard fossil, naturally found sons waste muca of their substance. among the veins of cres, or in the fissures of


stone : the variety of forms this mineral puts on

is almost endless. There are however only three Pining atrophy, Marasmus, and wide-wasting pestilence. Milt.

distinct species of it; one of a bright gold co

lour, another of a brighe silver, and a third of a A marasmus imports a consumption following

dead white: the silvery one seems to be pecua fever; a consumption or withering of the body,

liarly meant by the writers on the Mat :by reason of a natural extinction of the native

dica. Marcasite is very irequent ir ke maes heat, and an extenuation of the body, caused

of Cornwall, where the workmen call : renthrough an immudera:e heat. Harvey.

dick, but more in Germany, where they ezta? MARBLE. 1. s. marbre, Fr. marmor, Lat.) vitriol and sulphur from itu

F. s. Stone used in statues and elegant The writers of minerals give the name pyr:*es

buildings, capable of a bright polish, and mariasites indifferently to the same sort of and in a strong heat calcining into lime. budy: I restrain the name of pirises wholly to He plies her haid, and much rain wears the

the nodules, or those that are found lodged in marble.


strata that are separate: the 7:0rursite is part of Thou marble hew'st, ere long to part with

the matter that either constirutes the stratum, breath,

or is lodged in the perpendicular tissures. And houses rear'st, unmindful of thy death.

I'octv ara's iti et Fossils, Sandus.

The acid salt dissolved in water is the same Some dry their corn infected with the brine,

with oil of sulphur per cain;anam, and aboundThen grind with marbies, and prepare to dine.

ing much in the bowels of the earth, and partiDryden.

cularly in marcasites, unites itself to the other The two fiat sides of two pieces of marble

ingredients of the marcasite, which are biturien, will more easily approach each other, between

iron, copper, and earth, and with them como which there is nothing but water or air, than if

pourds alum, vitriol, and sulphur: with the there be a diamond between them; not that the

eurth alone it compounds alum; with the metal parts oi the diamond are more solid, but because

alone, and metal and earth together, it ccmthe parts of water, being more easily separable,

pourds vitriol; and with the biti:men and earth give way to the approach of the two pieces of

it compounds sulphur: whence it comes to pass, Barbie.


that mariusites abound with those three mine

rals. 1. Li tle balls supposed to be of marbic,

Newton's Cfricks, with which briren play.

Here marcasites in various figures wait,

To ripen to a true metallick state. Gartb. Marbles taught them percussion, and the laws of motion, nutcrackers the use of the leaver., MARCH. n. s. [from Mars.] The third

Arbutk not and Pope.

month of the year. 3. A stone remarkabie for the sculi cure March is drawn in tawny, with a fierce aspect, or inscription : as, the Oxford marbles. a helmet upon his head, to shew this month was

dedicated to Mars. MA'RBLE. adj.

Peacban. 1. Nade of marble.

To MARCH. V.n. (marcher, Fr. for vari. Pigmalion's fate reverst is mine,

care, Menage ; from Mars, Junius.] His marble love cook flesh and blood,

j. To move in military form. All that I worshipp'd as divine,

Well marcb we on, That beauty, now 'tis understood,

To give obedience where 'tis truly ow'd. Sbaks. Appears to have no more of life,

He marcbed in battle array with his power Than that whereof he fram'd his wife. Weller. against Arphaxad.

Judges. 2. Variegated, or stained like marble.

Maccabeus marched forth, and slew five-andShall I see far-fetched invention? shall I la- twenty thousand persons.

2 Maccabres. bour to lay marble colours over my ruinous My father, when some days before his death thoughts? or rather, though the pureness of my

He ordered me to march for Urica, virgin mind be stained, let me keep the rue Wept o'er me.

Addison's Cate. simplicity of my word.

Sidney. The appendix shall be printed by itselt,

2. To walk in a grave, deliberate, or state. stitched, and with a marble cover. Swift.

ly manner. TO MA’RBLE. v.a. (marbrer, fr. from

Plexirtus finding that if nothing else, famine

would at last bring him to destruction, thought the noun.] To variegate, or vein like

beiter by humbleness to creep where by pride marble.

he could not march. Very well sleeked marbled paper did not cast Doth York iniend no harm to us, any of its distinct colours upon the wall with an That thus he marcbeib with thee arm in arm? equal diffusion. Boyle.

Sbaksý eare. Marian

Our bodies, ev'ry footstep that they make Marbled with sage the bard'ning cheese she March towards death, until at last they die.

press'd, And yellow butter Marian's skill profess'd. Like thee, great son of Jove, like thee,

Gay: When clad in rising majesty,, MARBLEHEARTED. adj. [marble and Thou marchest down o'er Delos' hills. beart.] Cruel; insensible; bardhearted. The power of wisdom march'd beföre. Pepe. Ingratitude! thou marblebcarted fiend,





1. To put in military movement.

being melted away, the heat continuing its adusCyris marebirg his army for divers days over tion upon the drier and fleshy parts, changes into mountains of snow, the dazzling splendor of its

a marcid fever.

Harvey. widteness prejudiced the sight of very many of

He on his own fish pours the noblest oil; his su.diers.

Boyle on Colours.

That to your marcid dying herbs assignd, 2. T; bring in regular procession.

By the rank smell and taste betrays its kind. Merch them again in fair array,

Dryden. Ad Sic them form the happy day;

MA'RCOUR. 17. 5. (marcor, Latin.) LeanTreba sy day design'd to wait

ness ; the state of withering ; waste of Ou William's fame, and Europe's face. Prior. flesh. MARIH. 7. s. (marcbe, French.)

Considering the exolution and languor erisu1. Military movement ; journey of sol. ing the action of venery in some, the extenuadiers.

tion and marcour in others, it much abridgeth our days.

Brown's D'ulg. Errours. These troops came to the army harassed with

A marcour is either imperfect, tending to a a long and *earsome march, and cast aray their

lesser withering, which is curable; or perfect, az ms and garments, and fought in their shirts. Bacon's War with Spain.

that is, an entire wasting of the body, excluding Who should command, by his Almighty nod, Mare. n. s. [mare, Saxon.]

all means of cure.

Harvey, These chixen tre po, inconscious of the road, Ad unacquainted with th' appointed end,

1. The female of a horse. Their maribes to begin, and thither tend. Blackon. A pair of coursers born of heav'nly breed,

Whom Circe stole from her celestial sire, 2. Grave and solemn Wiik.

By substituting mares, produc'd on earth, Waller was smooth, but Dryden taught to

Whose wombs conceiv'd a more than mortal join


Dryden. The varving verse, the full resourding line,

2. [from mara, the name of a spirit The Ivin majestick march, and energy divine.


iinagined by the nations of the north to 3. Deliberate or laborious walk.

torment sleepers.] A kind of torpor or We came to the roots of the mountain, and stagnation, which seems to press the had a very troublesome march to gain the top of stomach with a weight; the night hag. it.

Addison on lioty. Mab, his merry queen by night, 4. Signals to move.

Bestrides young folks that lie upright, The drons presently striking up a marcb, they In elder cimes the mare that height, Trade ao longer stay, bút forward they godirectly. Which plagues them out of measure. Draylon.

Knollés. Mushrooms cause the incubus, or the mare in 5. Marites, without singular. [marcu, Go. the stomach.

Bacon's Nat. History. thick ; mearc, Sax. marcbe, Fr.] Bor. MARESCHAL. n. s. (mareschal, Fr. de. ders; limits; contines.

rived by Junius from mare, the female They of those marches

of a horse.] A chief commander of an Shell he a r all sufficient to defend

army. Our iiland from the pilfering borderers. Shaks. O William, may thy arms advance,

The English colonies were enforced to keep That he lose Dinant next year, cootinual guards won the borders and marebes And so be marescbal of France. Prior. Toori then.

Davies: MARGARITE. 1. 3. (murgarita, Lat. marIt is not fit that a king of an island should

guerite, Fr.] A pearl. Lave soy muriku or borders but the four seas.

Silver is the second metal, and signifies purity; Davies.

among the planets it holdeth with luna, among MA'RCHER. 2. s. (from marcheur, Fr.]

precious stones with the margarite or pearl. President of the marches or borders.

Peacham, Many of our English lords made war upon the MA'RGARITES. n. s. (bellis.] An herb. Welsbmen at their own charge; the lands which

Ainsworth. they gained they held to their own use; they

MARCE. were called lords mercbers, and had royal liber

n. s. (margo, Lat. marge, tes.

Davies. MA'RCENT.

French.) MARCHIONESS. 1. s. [feminine, formied MARGIN.

by adding the English female termina- 1. The border; the brink; the edge ; tion to the Latin marchio.] The wife of

He drew his faming sword, and struck a marquis.

At him so fiercely, that the upper marge
The king's majesty

Of his sevenfold shield away it took. F. Queen. Dees perpose honour to you, no less flowing

Never since
Than sarebisness of Pembroke. Sbuksp. Met we on hill, in dale, forest, or mead,
From a private gentlewoman he made me a

Or on the beached margent of the sea. Shaksp. Berlicus, and from a marcbieness a queen, and non he intends to crown my innocency with the

An airy crowd came rushing where he stood, glory ci martyrdom.

Which fili'd the margin of the fatal food. Dryd.

Bacon's Apepib. The lady warcbieness, his wife, solicited very

2. The edge of a page left bank, or filled diligendy the timely preservation of her husband.

with a short note. Clarendon.

As much love in rhime, MARCHPANE. n. s. (massepane, Fr.) A

As would be cramm'd up in a sheet of paper kind of sweet bread, or biscuit.)

Writ on both sides the leaf, urgent and s!). Arg whose ridge such bones are mer,

Reconcile those two places, which both you Like cumfits round in marcbpane set. Sidney.

and the margins of our Biblcs acknowledge to be MA ACID. adj. (marridus, Latin.) Lean; parallel.

Humunda píning; withered.

He knows in law, nor text, nor margint. A burning colliquative fever, the softer parts




the verge,




grows here.

3. The edge of a wound or sore.

His busy meriners he hates,
All the advantage to be gathered from it is

His shatter'd sails with rigging to restore. Desde only from the evenness of its margin, the pur

What mariner is not afraid, pose will be as fully answered by keeping that

To venture in a ship decay'd ? Swift. under only.

Sharp. Ma'RJORAM. n.s. (marjorana, Latin; MA’RGINAL. adj. [marginal, Fr. from

marjolaine, French.) A fragrant plant "margin.] Placed, or written on the

of many kinds; the bastard kind only margin. We cannot better interpret the meaning of

The nymphs of the mountains would be drawn, these words than pope Leo himself expoundeth

upon their heads garlands of honeysuckles,

woodbine, and sweet marjoram. Peacban. then, whose speech concerning our Lord's ascension may serve instead of a marginal glass. Ma'rish. n. s. (marais, Fr. mensc, Sax.

Hooker. maersche, Dutch.] A. bog; a fen; a What remarks you find worthy of your riper swamp; watery ground ; a marsh; a observation note with a marginal star, as being morass ; a moor. worthy of your second year's review. Watts. The fight was made towards Dalkeith ; which MA'RGINATED. adj. [marginatus, Latin, way, hy reason of the marish, the English horse from margin.] Having a margin.

were least able to pursue.

Hayrard. MA'RGRAVE. n. s. (mark, and graff, Ger

When they had avenged the blood of their man.) A title of sovereignty in Ger

brother, they turned again to the marisb of Jordan. !

1 Maccabee.. many; in its original import, keeper of Lodronius, carried away with the breaking in the marches or borders.

of the horsemen, was driven into a marish; MA'RIETS. n. s. [viola mariana.] A kind where, being sore wounded, and fast in the of violet.

Dict. mud, he had done the uttermost. Krielles.

His limbs he coucheth in the cooler shades; MA'RIGOLD. n. s. (Mary and gold; caltha,

Oft, when heaven's burning eye the fields Lat.] A yellow fower, devoted, I sup


invades, pose, to the virgin.

To marisbes resorts. Sandys Parapbrass The marigold hath a radiated discous lower;

From the other hill the petals of them are, for the most part, cre- To their fix'd station, all in bright array, nared, the seeds crooked and rough; those The cherubim descended; on the ground which are uppermost long, and those within

Gliding meteorous, as ev'ning mist short; the leaves are long, intire, and for the Ris'n from a river, o'er the marisb glides, most part succulent!


And gathers ground fast at the labourer's heel. Your circle will teach you to draw truly all

Milton spherical bedies. The most of flowers; as, the Ma'rish. adj. Moorish; fenny; boggy; rose and m.irigold. The marigold, whose courtier's face

swampy: Echoes the sun, and doth unlace

hath been a great endangering to the health Her at his risc.

Cleaveland. of some plantations, that they have built along Fair is the marigold, for pottage meet. Gay. the sea and rivers, in marisb and unwholesome


Bacon's Essays. TO MA KINATE. v.a. [mariner, French.]

The fen and quagmire so marisb by kind, To salt fish, and then preserve them in Are to be drained. Tusser's Husbandry. oil or vinegar.

MA'RIT AL. adj. (maritus, Lat. marital, Why am I stylid 2 cook, if I'm so loath, To marinate my fish, or season broth? King.

Fr.) Pertaining to a husband ; inci.

dent to a hushand. MA'RINE. adj. (murinus, Lat.] Belong- If any one retains a wife that has been taken ing tv the sea.

in the act of adultery, he incurs the guilt of the The king was desirous that the ordinances crime of bawdry. But because repentance does of England and France, touching marine affairs, consist in the mind, and since Christian charity, might be reduced into one form. Hayward. as well as marital affection, easily induces a be

Vast mulutudes of shells, and other marine lief thereof, this law is not observed. Aylife. bodies, are found lodged in all sorts of stone.

It has been deterniined by some unpolite pro

Woodward. fessors of the law, that a husband may exercise No longer Circe could her flame disguise, his marital authority so far, as to give his wife But to the suppliant God marine replies. Gartb. moderate correction. Art of Termenting. MARI'Ne. n. s. [la marine, French.] MA'RITATED. adj. [from maritus, Lat.) 1. Sea-affairs,

Having a husband.

Dict. Nearchus, who commanded Alexander's fleet, MARITIMAL } adj. (maritimus, Latin ; and Onesicrates his intendant general of marine, MA'RITIME. maritime, Fr] have both lett relations of the state of the lu

1. Performed on the sea; marine. dies at that time.


I discoursed of a maritimal voyage, and the 2. A soldier taken on shipboard to be em

passages and incidents therein.

Raleigh. ployed in descents upon the land.

2. Relating to the sea; naval. MA'RINER, n. s. [from mare, Lat. mari- At the parliament at Oxford his youth, and niir, Fr.] A seaman ; a sailor.

want of experience in meritine service, had The merry mariner unto his word

somewhat been shrewdly touched.

Wotice Soon hearkened, and her painted boat straight. 3. Bordering on the sea. way

The friend, the shores maritimal Turn'd to the shore.

Fairy Queen. Sought for his bed, and found a place upon We oft deceive ourselves, as did that mariner

which play'd who, mistaking them for precious stones, brought The murmuring billows. Chapman's Iliad. home his shipfraught with common pebbles from Ercoco, and the less maritime kings the Indies. Glanville. Monbaza and Quiloa.



Neptune upbraided them with their stupidity fine; and so for every hundred marks more a

noble. and ignorance, that a maritime (own should

Bucon. neglect the patronage of him who was the god 10. A character made by those who canof the seas.

Addison. not write their names. MARK. n. š. (marc, Welsh; mearc, Sax. Here are marriage vows for signing; mercke, Dutch ; marque, Fr.]

Set your marks that cannot write.

Dryden. 1. A token by which any thing is known.

Lorenzo sign'd the bargain with his mark. Once was proclaimed throughout all Ireland, To MARK. v. a. (merken, Dut. merancan,

Young, that all men should mark their cattle with an open several mark upon their flanks or buttocks, Sax. marquer, Fr.] se as if they happened to be stolen, they might 1. To impress with a token, or evidence. appear whose they were. Spenser on Ireland.

Will it not be received, In the present form of the earth there are

When we have mark'd with blood those sleepy certain mares and indications of its first state; with which, if we compare those things that Of his own chamber, and us'd their very daggers, are recorded in sacred history, we may discover That they have don't ?

Shakspeare. what the earth was in its first original. Burnet. For our quiet possession of things useful, they The urine is a lixivium of the salts in a human

are naturally marked where there is need. Grer. body, and the proper mark of the state and 2. To notify as by a mark. quantity of such salts; and therefore very cer- That which was once the index to point out tains indications for the choice of diet may be

all virtues, does now maré out that part of the taken from the state of urine. Arbuthnet.

world where least of them resides. Dec. of Piety. 2. A stamp; an impression.

3. To note; to take notice of. But cruel fate, and my more cruel wife,

Alas, poor country! To Grecian swords betray'd my sleeping life: Where sighs, and groans, and shrieks, that rend These are the monuments of Helen's love,

the air, The shame I bear below, the marks I bore

Are made, not mark'd.

Sbakspeare. above.

Dryden. Mark them which cause divisions contrary 'Twas then old soldiers cover'd o'er with scars,

to the doctrine which ye have learn'd, and avoid The marks of Pyrrhus, or the Punick wars, them.

Romans. Thought all past services rewarded well, If to their share at least two acres fell. 'Dryden. 4. To heed; to regard as valid or impor

tant. At present there are scarce any marks left of

Now swear and call to witness a subierraneous fire ; for the earth is cold, and overrun with grass and shrubs. Addison.

Heav'n, hell, and earth, I mark it not from one

That breathes beneath such complicated guilt. 3. A proof, an evidence.

Smith. As the confusion of tongues was a mark of TO MARK. v.n. To note; to take notice. separation, so the being of one language is a sark of union.


Men mark when they hit, and never mark The Argonauts sailed up the Danube, and

when they miss, as they do also of dreams.

Bacon. from thence passed into the Adriatick, carrying their ship Argo upon their shoulders; a mark of

Mark a little why Virgil is so much concerngreat ignorance in geography among the writers

ed to make this marriage; it is to make way of that ume.


for the divorce which he intended afterwards. 4. Notice taken.

Dryden. The laws

MA'RKER. 1. s. [marquer, French, from Stand like the forfeits in a barber's shop,

mark.] As much for mock as mark. Sbakspeare. 1. One that puts a mark on any thing. 5. Conveniency of notice.

2. One that notes, or takes notice. Upon the north sea bordereth Stow, so called MARKET. n. s. (anciently written mercat, per eminentiam, as a place of great and good mark and scope.


of mercatus, Lat.) 6. Any thing at which a missile weapon is

1. A publick time, and appointed place, directed.

of buying and selling. France was a fairer mark to shoot at than Ire

It were good that the privilege of a market land, and could better reward the conqueror.

were given, to enable them to their defence : for Davies.

there is nothing doth sooner cause civility than Be made the mark

many market lowns, by reason the people reFor all the people's hate, the prince's curses.

pairing often thither will learn civil manners. Denbam.

Spenser. 7. The evidence of a horse's age.

Mistress, know yourself, down on your knees,

And thank Heav'n, fasting, for a good man's at four years old cometh the mark of tooth

love : in horses, which hath a hole as big as you may For I must tell you friendly in your ear, lay a pea within it; and weareth shorter and storter every year, till at eight years old the

Sell when you can, you are not for all markets. tooth is smooth.

Shakspeare. Bacon's Nat. Hist.

They counted our life a pastime, and our time 8. (marque, Fr.] Licence of reprisals. here a merket for gain.

Wisdom. 9, (merc, Fr.) A sum of thirteen shillings If one bushel of wheat and two of barley will, and fourpence.

in the market, be taken one for another, they We give thee for reward a thousand marks. are of equal worth.

Locke. Sbaksteare. 2. Purchase and sale. Thirty of these pence make a mancus, which With another year's continuance of the war, some think to be all one with a mark, for that there will hardly be money left in this kingdom manca and mancusa is translated, in ancient to turn the common markets, or pay rents. books, by marca Camden's Remains.

Temple. Upon every writ for debt or damage, amount

The precious weight ing to forty pounds or more, a noble is paid to Of pepper and Sabxan incense take,






And with post haste thy running market make, the privilege of a stated market; not Be sure to turn the penny. Dryden's Perseus.

a village. 3. Rate; price. [marcbé, Fr.).

Nothing doth sooner cause civility in any 'Twas then old soldiers cover'd o'er with scars, country than market-towns, by reason that neoThought all past services rewarded well,

ple repairing often thither will learn civil mane If, to their share, at least two acres fell,

ners of the better sort.

Spenser. Their country's trugal bounty; so of old

No, no, the pope's mitre my master, Sir Was blood and life at a low market sold. Dryd. Roger seized, when they would lave burni him TO MA'RKET. v. 11. To deal at a mar. at our market-totun.

Gay. ket; to buy or sell; to make bargains. MA’RKETABLE, adj. (from merket.) MA'RKET-BELL. n. s. (market and bell.]

1. Such as may be sold; such for which The bell to give notice that trade may

a buyer may be found. begin in the market.

A plain fish, and no doubt mark.table. Sheksp. Enter, go in, the marketbell is rung. Shaksp. 2. Current in the market. MARKET-CROSS. n. s. (market and

The pretorian soldiers arrived to that impucross.]. A cross set up where the mar. dence, that after the death of Pertinax they ket is held.

made open sale of the empire, as if it had been These things you have articulated,

of common marketable wares. Decay of Piety: Proclaim'd at marketcrosses, read in churches,

The marketable value of any quantities of To face the garment of rebellion

two commodities are equal, when they will exWith some fine colour.

change one for another.

Locke. MA'RKET-DAY. n. s. (market and day.) MARKMAN. n. s. [mark and man.) A

The day on which things are publickly MARKSMAN. man skilful to hit a mark. bought and sold.

In sadness, cousin, I do love a woman. Fool that I was, I thought imperial Rome,

- aim'd so near when I suppos d you lov'd. Like Mantua, where on marketdays we come,

- A right good marksman. Sbakspeert And thither drive our lambs. Dryden's Virgil.

Whom nothing can procure,
He ordered all the Lucquese to be seized that

When the wide world 'runs bias from his will, were found on a marketday in one of his fron

To writhe his limbs, and share, not mend the tier towns.

Addison. MA'RKET-FOLKS. n. s. (market and folks.]

This is the marksman, safe and sure,

Who still is right, and prays to be so still. People that come to the market.

Herbert. Poor marketfolks that come to sell their corn.

An ordinary marksman may know certainly

Sbakspeare. when he shoors less wide at what he aims. Dryd. MA'RKET-MAN. 11. s. (market and man.] MARL. n. s. (marl, Welsh; mergel, Dut. One who goes to the market to sell or

marga, Lat. marle, marne, Fr. in Sax. buy.

mery is marrow, with an allusive sig. Be wary how you place your words,

nification, marl being the fatness of the Talk like the vulgar sort of markolmen, That come to gather money for their corn.

carth.) A kind of clay, which is beSbakspeare.

come fatter, and of a more enriching The marketman should act as if his master's quality, by a better fermentation, and . whole estate ought to be applied to that ser- by its having lain so deep in the earth vant's business.

Swift. as not to have spent or weakened its MA'RKET-MAID. 11. s. (market and maid.] fertilizing quality by any product. It A woman that goes to buy or sell. is supposed to be much of the nature of You are come

chalk, and is believed to be fertile from A marketmail to Rome, and have prevented its salt and oily quality. The ostentation of our love. Sbakspeare. We understand by the term maris simple naMA'RKET-PLACE.

n. s. (market and tive earths, less heavy than the boles or clays, place.] Place where the market is held. not soft and unctuous to the touch, nor ductile

The king, thinking he had put up his sword, while moist, dry and crumbly between the one because of the noise, never took leisure to hear gers, and readily diffusible in water. Hill, liis answer, but made him prisoner, meaning

Marl is the best compost, as having most the next morning to put him to death in the fatness, and not heating the ground too much. *arketplace. Sidney.

Becox, The gates he order'd all to be unbarr'd,

Uneasy steps
And from the marketplace to draw the guard. Over the burning marl, not like those steps
Dryden. On heaven's azure.

Milior. Behold the marketplace with poor o'erspread, To Marl. v.a. [from the noun.] To The man of Ross divides the weekly bread.


manure with mari. MARKET-PRICE.) 11. s. [market and

Improvements by marling, liming, and drain

ing, have been since money was at five and sır MA'L.KET-RATE. price or rate.] The

per cent.

Cbila, price at which any thing is currently Sandy land marled will bear good pease. sold.

Mortimer. Money governs the world, and the market

TO MARL. v. a. [from marline.] To price is the measure of the worth of men as well

fasten the sails with marline. Ainsiu. as of fishes.

L'Estrange. He that wants a vessel, rather than lose his MA'RLINE. n. s. (mearn. Skinner.} Long market, will not stick to have it at the market

wreaths of untwisted hemp dipped in

Locke. pitch, with which the ends of cables are MA'RKET-TOWN, 7. s. A town that has guarded against friction.



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