Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An officer who defended the marches or borders of a territory.
  • noun One who marches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The lord or officer who defended the marches or borders of a territory.
  • noun One who marches.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An inhabitant of a march (border country)
  • noun A person who holds lands in such a region
  • noun One who marches in a march in the political sense.

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

  • noun walks with regular or stately step
  • noun an inhabitant of a border district
  • noun fights on foot with small arms

Etymologies

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(Can we verify(+) this etymology?) Middle English marche; from Anglo-Norman and Old French; from Old English germearc; Gothic marka ("boundary")

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to march + -er

Examples

  • How long till the right starts cheering on a national level every time on a peace marcher is attacked by rednecks?

    Think Progress » Gun Advocates Plan DC March On 15th Anniversary Of Oklahoma City Bombing

  • Well, if le maître is caring about language, showing little patience for argot (in this case the French verb "marcher," "to walk," also slang for "to work" i.e.: "Ça ne marche pas -- It doesn't work"), he is also passionate about nature, and so we collected our boussoles, sketchbooks and sacs à dos* and headed due ouest.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Well, if le maître is caring about language, showing little patience for argot (in this case the French verb "marcher," "to walk," also slang for "to work" i.e.: "Ça ne marche pas -- It doesn't work"), he is also passionate about nature, and so we collected our boussoles, sketchbooks and sacs à dos* and headed due ouest.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Well, if le maître is caring about language, showing little patience for argot (in this case the French verb "marcher," "to walk," also slang for "to work" i.e.: "Ça ne marche pas -- It doesn't work"), he is also passionate about nature, and so we collected our boussoles, sketchbooks and sacs à dos* and headed due ouest.

    boussole - French Word-A-Day

  • Well, if le maître is caring about language, showing little patience for argot in this case the French verb "marcher," "to walk," also slang for "to work" i.e.

    boussole - French Word-A-Day

  • Well, if le maître is caring about language, showing little patience for argot in this case the French verb "marcher," "to walk," also slang for "to work" i.e.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The Tigger Mother told him he was a pathetic weakling who wasn't trying hard enough, and if he just practiced practiced practiced he could march with a piano and that he'd better become the best piano marcher in the Hundred Acre Wood or else she'd give his drum to the Salvation Army.

    Laurence Hughes: The Battle Hymn of the Tigger Mother

  • The Tigger Mother told him he was a pathetic weakling who wasn't trying hard enough, and if he just practiced practiced practiced he could march with a piano and that he'd better become the best piano marcher in the Hundred Acre Wood or else she'd give his drum to the Salvation Army.

    Laurence Hughes: The Battle Hymn of the Tigger Mother

  • The Tigger Mother told him he was a pathetic weakling who wasn't trying hard enough, and if he just practiced practiced practiced he could march with a piano and that he'd better become the best piano marcher in the Hundred Acre Wood or else she'd give his drum to the Salvation Army.

    Laurence Hughes: The Battle Hymn of the Tigger Mother

  • A report that a white man in a white Mustang was spotted near the Memphis procession sent police into high gear, worried that Abernathy, Mrs. King, or another high-profile marcher was being targeted for assassination.

    Burial for a King

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