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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pennywort  \Pen"ny*wort`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  European  trailing  herb  ({Linaria  Cymbalaria})  with 
  roundish,  reniform  leaves.  It  is  often  cultivated  in  hanging 
  baskets. 
 
  {March},  or  {Water},  {pennywort}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {March}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  March  \March\,  n.  [OE.  marche,  F.  marche;  of  German  origin;  cf 
  OHG.  marcha,  G.  mark,  akin  to  OS  marka,  AS  mearc,  Goth. 
  marka,  L.  margo  edge,  border,  margin,  and  possibly  to  E.  mark 
  a  sign.  [root]106.  Cf  {Margin},  {Margrave},  {Marque}, 
  {Marquis}.] 
  A  territorial  border  or  frontier;  a  region  adjacent  to  a 
  boundary  line  a  confine;  --  used  chiefly  in  the  plural,  and 
  in  English  history  applied  especially  to  the  border  land  on 
  the  frontiers  between  England  and  Scotland,  and  England  and 
  Wales. 
 
  Geneva  is  situated  in  the  marches  of  several  dominions 
  --  France,  Savoy,  and  Switzerland.  --Fuller. 
 
  Lords  of  waste  marches,  kings  of  desolate  isles. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  March  \March\,  n.  [L.  Martius  mensis  Mars'month  fr  Martius 
  belonging  to  Mars,  the  god  of  war:  cf  F.  mars.  Cf 
  {Martial}.] 
  The  third  month  of  the  year,  containing  thirty-one  days. 
 
  The  stormy  March  is  come  at  last  With  wind,  and  cloud, 
  and  changing  skies.  --Bryant. 
 
  {As  mad  as  a  March  Hare},  an  old  English  Saying  derived  from 
  the  fact  that  March  is  the  rutting  time  of  hares,  when 
  they  are  excitable  and  violent.  --Wright. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  March  \March\,  v.  i.  [Cf.  OF  marchir.  See  2d  {March}.] 
  To  border;  to  be  contiguous;  to  lie  side  by  side  [Obs.] 
 
  That  was  in  a  strange  land  Which  marcheth  upon 
  Chimerie.  --Gower. 
 
  {To  march  with},  to  have  the  same  boundary  for  a  greater  or 
  less  distance;  --  said  of  an  estate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  March  \March\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Marched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Marching}.]  [F.  marcher,  in  OF  also  to  tread,  prob.  fr  L. 
  marcus  hammer.  Cf  {Mortar}.] 
  1.  To  move  with  regular  steps,  as  a  soldier;  to  walk  in  a 
  grave,  deliberate,  or  stately  manner;  to  advance  steadily. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  proceed  by  walking  in  a  body  or  in  military  order  as 
  the  German  army  {marched}  into  France. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  March  \March\,  v.  t. 
  TO  cause  to  move  with  regular  steps  in  the  manner  of  a 
  soldier;  to  cause  to  move  in  military  array,  or  in  a  body,  as 
  troops;  to  cause  to  advance  in  a  steady,  regular,  or  stately 
  manner;  to  cause  to  go  by  peremptory  command,  or  by  force. 
 
  March  them  again  in  fair  array.  --Prior. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  March  \March\,  n.  [F.  marche.] 
  1.  The  act  of  marching;  a  movement  of  soldiers  from  one 
  stopping  place  to  another;  military  progress;  advance  of 
  troops. 
 
  These  troops  came  to  the  army  harassed  with  a  long 
  and  wearisome  march.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  Hence:  Measured  and  regular  advance  or  movement,  like  that 
  of  soldiers  moving  in  order  stately  or  deliberate  walk; 
  steady  onward  movement. 
 
  With  solemn  march  Goes  slow  and  stately  by  them 
  --Shak. 
 
  This  happens  merely  because  men  will  not  bide  their 
  time,  but  will  insist  on  precipitating  the  march  of 
  affairs.  --Buckle. 
 
  3.  The  distance  passed  over  in  marching;  as  an  hour's  march; 
  a  march  of  twenty  miles. 
 
  4.  A  piece  of  music  designed  or  fitted  to  accompany  and  guide 
  the  movement  of  troops;  a  piece  of  music  in  the  march 
  form 
 
  The  drums  presently  striking  up  a  march.  --Knolles. 
 
  {To  make  a  march},  (Card  Playing),  to  take  all  the  tricks  of 
  a  hand,  in  the  game  of  euchre. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  March 
  n  1:  the  month  following  February  and  preceding  April  [syn:  {March}, 
  {Mar}] 
  2:  the  act  of  marching;  walking  with  regular  steps  (especially 
  in  a  procession  of  some  kind);  "it  was  a  long  march";  "we 
  heard  the  sound  of  marching"  [syn:  {marching}] 
  3:  music  written  for  marching;  "Sousa  wrote  the  best  marches" 
  [syn:  {marching  music}] 
  4:  a  steady  advance;  "the  march  of  science";  "the  march  of 
  time" 
  5:  a  procession  of  people  walking  together;  "the  march  went  up 
  Fifth  Avenue" 
  6:  a  degree  granted  for  the  successful  completion  of  advanced 
  study  of  architecture  [syn:  {Master  of  Architecture},  {MArch}] 
  v  1:  march  in  a  procession;  "They  processed  into  the  dining  room" 
  [syn:  {process}] 
  2:  force  to  march;  "The  Japanese  marched  their  prisoners 
  through  Manchuria" 
  3:  walk  fast  with  regular  or  measured  steps;  walk  with  a 
  stride;  "He  strode  confidently  across  the  hall"  [syn:  {stride}] 
  4:  march  in  protest;  take  part  in  a  demonstration  [syn:  {demonstrate}] 
  5:  walk  ostentatiously;  "She  parades  her  new  husband  around 
  town"  [syn:  {parade},  {exhibit}] 
  6:  cause  to  march  or  go  at  a  marching  pace;  "They  marched  the 
  mules  into  the  desert" 




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