Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Marbled; mottled; checkered.

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  • adjective Mottled, streaked, multicoloured.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of marl.

Etymologies

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From a contracted form of marble +‎ -ed.

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From marl +‎ -ed.

Examples

  • BCBG's marled merino wool and Burberry's chunky knit pon -- chos are also trimmed with decorative tassels.

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  • Although I'm not especially fond of marled yarn, when I make it myself it is much more appealing.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Although I'm not especially fond of marled yarn, when I make it myself it is much more appealing.

    My first yarn--and my son's!

  • Today the line marled oust by; Jan van Riebeeck for the construction of his Great Wall of China is a railway line which separates the black from the white in this historic cites of our country.

    Statement on the Report of the TRC Joint Sitting of the Houses of Parliament

  • Today the line marled oust by; Jan van Riebeeck for the construction of his Great Wall of China is a railway line which separates the black from the white in this historic cites of our country.

    STATEMENT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE ANC THABO MBEKI, ON THE REPORT OF THE TRC: JOINT SITTING OF THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

  • Ruth Hawkin was sitting at the kitchen table, a forgotten cigarette in the ashtray next to her transformed into three inches of marled grey ash.

    A Place of Execution

  • It worried at the bit and tossed its head, flashing a marled eye at its rider, as if hoping to catch Hawk off guard.

    Nightway

  • It worried at the bit and tossed its head, flashing a marled eye at its rider, as if hoping to catch Hawk off guard.

    Nightway

  • It worried at the bit and tossed its head, flashing a marled eye at its rider, as if hoping to catch Hawk off guard.

    Nightway

  • It worried at the bit and tossed its head, flashing a marled eye at its rider, as if hoping to catch Hawk off guard.

    Nightway

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