from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as murram.


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  • I took my turn with the breakers this morning and walked to Wangeroog, whose village I found half lost in sand drifts, which are planted with tufts of marram-grass in mathematical rows, to give stability and prevent a catastrophe like that at Pompeii.

    The Riddle of the Sands

  • A boat-house, she said, had been completely buried; and pointed out of the window to the rafters of it, half hidden by marram-grass.

    Try Anything Twice


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