from The Century Dictionary.

  • Obsolete forms of mark.
  • noun A unit of money formerly in current use in Scotland, abolished, with the rest of the Scots currency, in 1707.
  • An obsolete form of murk.
  • noun An obsolete form of march.

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

  • noun obsolete A mark; a sign.
  • noun Scot. An old Scotch silver coin; a mark or marc.

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

  • noun Obsolete spelling of mark.


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  • transitive verb (slang): to murder, literally or figuratively. From "mercenary." To "get merked" is to be killed; to be beaten badly (in a game, sport, or exchange of insults); or to become highly intoxicated.

    See usage examples at merked

    November 22, 2016