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  • n. Plural form of marble.
  • n. Any of several children's games played with small glass balls.
  • n. Sanity.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of marble.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A children's game played with marbles{3}, little balls made of a hard substance (as glass).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
  • n. a children's game played with little balls made of a hard substance (as glass)

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  • which - Wow! That was cool! I played with marbles as a kid. I was mesmerized by them. I wish I still had my old collection... My son will enjoy watching that video as he has inherited my fascination with marbles. Thanks!

    January 3, 2009

  • How Marbles Are Made

    January 3, 2009

  • Sanity, as in not having lost one's.

    May 10, 2008