Webster's Collegiate Dictionary; A Dictionary of the English Language : Giving the Derivations, Pronunciations, Definitions and Synonyms of a Large Vocabulary of the Words Occurring in Literature, Art, Science, and the Common Speech
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...2-A feast made on the occasion of a marriage. 3. Any intimate or close union. Syn.--Matrimony; wedlock; wedding; nuptials.--Marriage is properly the act, and matrimony the state. Wedlock is the Anglo-Saxon term for matrimony. Marriage a ble (mSr'rlj-a-bU), a. Fit for, or legally capableof, marriage.--Mar rlage-a-bU'l-ty (-A-bllT-tJ), n. Marriage able ness. n. Mar'ried (-rid), a. 1. Being in the state of matrimony; wedded. 2. Of or pertaining to marriage. Mar-ron' (ma-roon'), n. See Maroon, a. 1-A chestnut color; maroon. 2. (Pyrotechny &. MU.) Akind of bomb. marcos. I Mar-roon' (mar-rodn'), n. & v. Same as 1st and 2d! Mar'row (mar'rfi), n. OE. marou, maruh, AS. tnearg, mearh; akin to G. mark, Skr. majjan.. (Anat.) The tissue which fills the ca vit ien of most bones; the medulla. 3. The essence; the best part. MarTow (maVrS), v. /. To fill with, or as with, marrow or fat; to glut. Wax'row-boner1 (-bdV), n. A bone containing marrow; ludicrously in pi., knee bones or knees. Mar'row tat (-fit), n. A rich, late variety of pea. axfOW-y f), a. Full of marrow; pithy. MVTT (n5r'fy), v. t. & i. imp. & p. . Married (-rid); p. pr. & vb. n. Marrying. F. marter, L. maritare, fr. maritus husband, fr. mas, maris, a male. 1. To unite in matrimony. 2. To join according to law, (a man) to a woman as his wife, or (a woman) to a man as her huaband. 3-To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife. 4. To take for husband or wife. 6. Fig.: To unite In the closest and most endearing relation. Mar'ry, inlerj. Indeed! in truth!--said to be a short form of an oath by the Virgin Mary. Obs. Mars (marz), n. L. Mars, gen. MartisA 1. (Rom. Myth.) The god of war and husbandry. 2. (Aslron.) One of the planets of the solar system, the fourth...
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