Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See marquee.

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

  • noun See marquee.

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

  • noun Archaic form of marquee.

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Examples

  • Thank Heaven, the Hazeldeans of Hazeldean were never tuft - hunters and title-mongers; and if I never ran after an English lord, I should certainly be devilishly ashamed of a brother-in-law whom I was forced to call markee or count!

    My Novel — Volume 03

  • Thank Heaven, the Hazeldeans of Hazeldean were never tuft-hunters and title-mongers; and if I never ran after an English lord, I should certainly be devilishly ashamed of a brother-in-law whom I was forced to call markee or count!

    My Novel — Complete

  • How do I know if you own the ship even, or that the charter ain't busted long ago, or that you're being libelled ashore right now, or that you won't dump me on any old beach anywheres without a soo-markee of what's comin 'to me?

    CHAPTER IX

  • Then I carefully searched every pocket, and the result was the startling knowledge that I hadn't a 'sou markee' to my name.

    A NIGHT'S SWIM IN YEDDO BAY

  • One sits on a magnificent markee-covered, glass-enclosed terrace, overlooking the Thames with its ever-changing scenes of fussy tugs and squat barges.

    The Secrets of the German War Office

  • They let our blessed "Texas civilization" take care of itself, while they agonized over a job lot of lazy negroes whose souls ain't worth a sou-markee in blocks of five; who wouldn't walk into heaven if the gates were wide open, but once inside would steal the eternal throne if it wasn't spiked down.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12

  • How do I know if you own the ship even, or that the charter ain't busted long ago, or that you're being libelled ashore right now, or that you won't dump me on any old beach anywheres without a soo-markee of what's comin 'to me?

    Chapter 9

  • "Not a sous markee," he added, clinking some coins in his pocket.

    Northern Lights, Volume 3.

  • "Not a sous markee," he added, clinking some coins in his pocket.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • "I'll bet he's got nothing more than what he went away with, and that wasn't a sou markee!"

    The Pomp of the Lavilettes, Volume 1

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