Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at Bible.
  • n. In Arthurian legend, a king of Cornwall who was the husband of Iseult and the uncle of her lover Tristan.
  • Mark, Saint Author of the second Gospel in the New Testament and disciple of Saint Peter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. Mark the Evangelist, also called John Mark, first patriarch of Alexandria and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Mark.
  • proper n. The Gospel of St. Mark, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the second of the four gospels.

Etymologies

Latin praenomen Marcus, derived from Mars, the Roman god of war, originally Mavors, from *Māwort-. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He wears the Good mark on his left hand because it is closer to the heart, and the Evil Mark on his right hand-wiki

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • ALLEN WINDSOR, MARK WINDSOR'S BROTHER: I don't think that the health care bill will go as far as Mark would have wanted to go.

    CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2009

  • ALLEN WINDSOR, MARK WINDSOR'S BROTHER: I don't think that the health care bill will go as far as Mark would have wanted it to go.

    CNN Transcript Dec 21, 2009

  • The Witches' mark, Devil's Mark, or Witches' teat was the seal of the Devil, given to witches upon initiation.

    History of American Women

  • This is The Day of the New One - that future generations will mark, when not only the sick will be healed, the oceans rise slowed and the planet begins healing - but The Day when the Speech to follow the worshipped "I Have a Dream Speech" was orated by the New Black Messiah...to his own worshippers...and to those future generations destined to Mark key moments of the Obamessiah, according to Barack, Himself

    "You know, I am a believer in … in knowing what you’re doing when you apply for a job. Uh, and I think that..."

  • Absolutely on the mark, Mark by ardee D. on Friday, Jan 5, 2007 at 6: 52: 12 PM

    A Progressive Mandate

  • Katrin R. (3 articles, 0 quicklinks, 13 diaries, 678 comments [19 recommended, 0 rejected]) on Friday, Jan 5, 2007 at 5: 30: 45 PM ardee D. Reply: Absolutely on the mark, Mark

    A Progressive Mandate

  • Military officials have said privately that the change of command of ISAF will mark a new approach in dealing with resurgent Taliban militants. posted by Mark, Ottawa at 10:36 AM

    Afstan: New commanders for ISAF and US forces

  • DAVID ROTH, ATTORNEY FOR MARK FOLEY: Mark explicitly reaffirms his acceptance of responsibility and remorse.

    CNN Transcript Feb 9, 2007

  • MARK GELMAN, ATTORNEY FOR MARK LUNSFORD: America saw Mark ` s glare all day today.

    CNN Transcript Mar 1, 2007

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