Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling marl or partaking of its character; abounding with marl.
- n. The rim of a dish, as distinguished from its cavetto. Also spelled marli.
- adj. Containing, or resembling marl
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Consisting or partaking of marl; resembling marl; abounding with marl.
- adj. of or relating to or resembling or abounding in marl
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“Sometimes the weight of the surrounding houses on a marly or sandy soil forced out the vaults of the subterranean galleries and caused them to bend aside, or it chanced that a flooring vault burst and split under this crushing thrust.”
“The oldest is the Gehannam Formation (ca 40-41 million years old) consisting of white marly limestone and gypseous shale and yielding many skeletons of archaic whales (archaeocetes), sirenians (sea cows), shark teeth, turtles, and crocodilians.”
“My little love apprencisses, my dears, the estelles, van Nessies von Nixies voon der pool, which I had a reyal devouts for yet was it marly lowease or just a feel with these which olderman K.K. Alwayswelly he is showing ot the fullnights for my palmspread was gav to a parsleysprig, the curliest weedeen old ocean coils around, so spruce”
“The meadow-lands adjacent to the Senza and Coanza being underlaid by that marly tufa which abounds toward the coast, and containing the same shells, show that, previous to the elevation of that side of the country, this region possessed some deeply-indented bays.”
“It stands on a mound of calcareous tufa, containing great numbers of fossil shells, the most recent of which resemble those found in the marly tufa close to the coast.”
“Before we came to the junction of the Leeba and Leeambye we found the banks twenty feet high, and composed of marly sandstone.”
“The whole of this part of the country is composed of marly tufa, containing the same kind of shells as those at present alive in the seas.”
“Deep fissures are made, probably by the elevation of the land, proofs of which are seen in modern shells imbedded in marly tufa all round the coast-line.”
“The plain, at the distance of a few miles from the coast, belongs to the great Pampean formation, which consists in part of a reddish clay, and in part of a highly calcareous marly rock.”
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