Marl : Definition

Marl

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Pronunciation : Marl
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [See Marline.] (Naut.)
Definition : Defn: To cover, as part of a rope, with marline, marking a pecular hitch at each turn to prevent unwinding. Marling spike. (Naut.) See under Marline.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Marl
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. marle, F. marne, LL. margila, dim. of L. marga marl. Originally a Celtic word, according to Pliny, xvii. 7: "Quod genus terræ Galli et Britanni margam vocant." sq. root274.]
Definition : Defn: A mixed earthy substance, consisting of carbonate of lime, clay, and sand, in very varivble proportions, and accordingly designated as calcareous, clayey, or sandy. See Greensand.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Marl
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Cf. F. marner. See Marl, n.]
Definition : Defn: To overspread or manure with marl; as, to marl a field.

t. [imp. & p. p. Marled; p. pr. & vb. n. Marling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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