marled

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a contracted form of marble +‎ -ed.

Adjective[edit]

marled (comparative more marled, superlative most marled)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) Mottled, streaked, multicoloured.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 49:
      The Standing Stones reared up above the two, marled and streaked with snow they were, and a wind came blowing fit to freeze the chilblains on a brass monkey as they stood and glowered one at the other.

Etymology 2[edit]

From marl +‎ -ed.

Verb[edit]

marled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of marl

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