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mar


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Maa  \Maa\,  n.  [See  {New}  a  gull.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  common  European  gull  ({Larus  canus});  --  called  also 
  {mar}.  See  {New},  a  gull. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mew  \Mew\,  n.  [AS.  m?w,  akin  to  D.  meeuw  G.  m["o]we,  OHG.  m?h, 
  Icel.  m[=a]r.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  gull,  esp.  the  common  British  species  ({Larus  canus}); 
  called  also  {sea  mew},  {maa},  {mar},  {mow},  and  {cobb}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mar  \Mar\,  n. 
  A  mark  or  blemish  made  by  bruising,  scratching,  or  the  like 
  a  disfigurement. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mar  \Mar\,  n. 
  A  small  lake.  See  {Mere}.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mar  \Mar\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Marred}  (m["a]rd);  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Marring}.]  [OE.  marren,  merren,  AS  merran,  myrran  (in 
  comp.),  to  obstruct,  impede,  dissipate;  akin  to  OS  merrian, 
  OHG.  marrjan  merran;  cf  D.  marren,  meeren,  to  moor  a  ship, 
  Icel.  merja  to  bruise,  crush,  and  Goth.  marzjan  to  offend. 
  Cf  {Moor},  v.] 
  1.  To  make  defective;  to  do  injury  to  esp.  by  cutting  off  or 
  defacing  a  part  to  impair;  to  disfigure;  to  deface. 
 
  I  pray  you  mar  no  more  trees  with  wiring  love  songs 
  in  their  barks.  --Shak. 
 
  But  mirth  is  marred,  and  the  good  cheer  is  lost. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  Ire,  envy,  and  despair  Which  marred  all  his  borrowed 
  visage.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  spoil;  to  ruin.  ``It  makes  us  or  it  mars  us.'' 
  ``Striving  to  mend,  to  mar  the  subject.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Mar 
  n  :  the  month  following  February  and  preceding  April  [syn:  {March}, 
  {Mar}] 
  v  1:  make  imperfect;  "nothing  marred  her  beauty"  [syn:  {impair}, 
  {spoil},  {deflower},  {vitiate}] 
  2:  destroy,  as  of  a  limb  [syn:  {mutilate}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
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