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  11  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lubber  \Lub"ber\,  n.  [Cf.  dial.  Sw  lubber.  See  {Looby},  {Lob}.] 
  A  heavy,  clumsy,  or  awkward  fellow;  a  sturdy  drone;  a  clown. 
 
  Lingering  lubbers  lose  many  a  penny.  --Tusser. 
 
  {Land  lubber},  a  name  given  in  contempt  by  sailors  to  a 
  person  who  lives  on  land. 
 
  {Lubber  grasshopper}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  stout,  clumsy 
  grasshopper;  esp.,  {Brachystola  magna},  from  the  Rocky 
  Mountain  plains,  and  {Romalea  microptera},  which  is 
  injurious  to  orange  trees  in  Florida. 
 
  {Lubber's  hole}  (Naut.),  a  hole  in  the  floor  of  the  ``top,'' 
  next  the  mast,  through  which  sailors  may  go  aloft  without 
  going  over  the  rim  by  the  futtock  shrouds.  It  is 
  considered  by  seamen  as  only  fit  to  be  used  by  lubbers. 
  --Totten. 
 
  {Lubber's  line},  {point},  or  {mark},  a  line  or  point  in  the 
  compass  case  indicating  the  head  of  the  ship,  and 
  consequently  the  course  which  the  ship  is  steering. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Marc  \Marc\,  n.  [AS.  marc;  akin  to  G.  mark,  Icel.  m["o]rk,  perh. 
  akin  to  E.  mark  a  sign.  [root]106,  273.]  [Written  also 
  {mark}.] 
  1.  A  weight  of  various  commodities,  esp.  of  gold  and  silver, 
  used  in  different  European  countries.  In  France  and 
  Holland  it  was  equal  to  eight  ounces. 
 
  2.  A  coin  formerly  current  in  England  and  Scotland,  equal  to 
  thirteen  shillings  and  four  pence. 
 
  3.  A  German  coin  and  money  of  account.  See  {Mark}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mark  \Mark\,  n. 
  A  license  of  reprisals.  See  {Marque}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mark  \Mark\,  n.  [See  2d  {Marc}.] 
  1.  An  old  weight  and  coin.  See  {Marc}.  ``Lend  me  a  mark.'' 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  The  unit  of  monetary  account  of  the  German  Empire,  equal 
  to  23.8  cents  of  United  States  money;  the  equivalent  of 
  one  hundred  pfennigs.  Also  a  silver  coin  of  this  value. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mark  \Mark\,  n.  [OE.  marke,  merke,  AS  mearc;  akin  to  D.  merk, 
  MHG.  marc,  G.  marke,  Icel.  mark,  Dan.  m[ae]rke;  cf  Lith. 
  margas  party-colored.  [root]106,  273.  Cf  {Remark}.] 
  1.  A  visible  sign  or  impression  made  or  left  upon  anything 
  esp.,  a  line  point,  stamp,  figure,  or  the  like  drawn  or 
  impressed,  so  as  to  attract  the  attention  and  convey  some 
  information  or  intimation;  a  token;  a  trace. 
 
  The  Lord  set  a  mark  upon  Cain,  lest  any  finding  him 
  should  kill  him  --Gen.  iv  15. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mark  \Mark\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Marked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Marking}.]  [OE.  marken,  merken,  AS  mearcian,  from  mearc. 
  See  {Mark}  the  sign.] 
  1.  To  put  a  mark  upon  to  affix  a  significant  mark  to  to 
  make  recognizable  by  a  mark;  as  to  mark  a  box  or  bale  of 
  merchandise;  to  mark  clothing. 
 
  2.  To  be  a  mark  upon  to  designate;  to  indicate;  --  used 
  literally  and  figuratively;  as  this  monument  marks  the 
  spot  where  Wolfe  died;  his  courage  and  energy  marked  him 
  for  a  leader. 
 
  3.  To  leave  a  trace,  scratch,  scar,  or  other  mark,  upon  or 
  any  evidence  of  action  as  a  pencil  marks  paper;  his 
  hobnails  marked  the  floor. 
 
  4.  To  keep  account  of  to  enumerate  and  register;  as  to  mark 
  the  points  in  a  game  of  billiards  or  cards. 
 
  5.  To  notice  or  observe;  to  give  attention  to  to  take  note 
  of  to  remark;  to  heed;  to  regard.  ``Mark  the  perfect 
  man.''  --Ps.  xxxvii  37. 
 
  {To  mark  out}. 
  a  To  designate,  as  by  a  mark;  to  select;  as  the 
  ringleaders  were  marked  out  for  punishment. 
  b  To  obliterate  or  cancel  with  a  mark;  as  to  mark  out 
  an  item  in  an  account. 
 
  {To  mark  time}  (Mil.),  to  keep  the  time  of  a  marching  step  by 
  moving  the  legs  alternately  without  advancing. 
 
  Syn:  To  note;  remark;  notice;  observe;  regard;  heed;  show 
  evince;  indicate;  point  out  betoken;  denote; 
  characterize;  stamp;  imprint;  impress;  brand. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mark  \Mark\,  v.  i. 
  To  take  particular  notice;  to  observe  critically;  to  note;  to 
  remark. 
 
  Mark,  I  pray  you  and  see  how  this  man  seeketh 
  maschief.  --1  Kings  xx 
  7. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mark 
  n  1:  a  number  or  letter  indicating  quality  (especially  of  a 
  student's  performance);  "she  made  good  marks  in 
  algebra";  "grade  A  milk";  "what  was  your  score  on  your 
  homework?"  [syn:  {grade},  {score}] 
  2:  a  distinguishing  symbol;  "the  owner's  mark  was  on  all  the 
  sheep"  [syn:  {marker},  {marking}] 
  3:  a  reference  point  to  shoot  at  "his  arrow  hit  the  mark" 
  [syn:  {target}] 
  4:  a  visible  indication  made  on  a  surface;  "some  previous 
  reader  had  covered  the  pages  with  dozens  of  marks" 
  5:  the  impression  created  by  doing  something  unusual  or 
  extraordinary  that  people  notice  and  remember;  "it  was  in 
  London  that  he  made  his  mark";  "he  left  an  indelible  mark 
  on  the  American  theater" 
  6:  a  symbol  of  disgrace  or  infamy;  "And  the  Lord  set  a  mark 
  upon  Cain"--Genesis  [syn:  {stigma},  {brand},  {stain}] 
  7:  the  basic  unit  of  money  in  Germany  [syn:  {Deutsche  Mark},  {Deutschmark}] 
  8:  a  person  who  is  gullible  and  easy  to  take  advantage  of  [syn: 
  {chump},  {fish},  {fool},  {gull},  {patsy},  {fall  guy},  {sucker}, 
  {schlemiel},  {shlemiel},  {soft  touch},  {mug}] 
  9:  a  written  or  printed  symbol  (as  for  punctuation);  "his 
  answer  was  just  a  punctuation  mark" 
  10:  a  perceptible  indication  of  something  not  immediately 
  apparent  (as  a  visible  clue  that  something  has  happened); 
  "he  showed  signs  of  strain";  "they  welcomed  the  signs  of 
  spring"  [syn:  {sign}] 
  11:  the  shortest  of  the  four  Gospels  in  the  New  Testament  [syn: 
  {Mark},  {Gospel  According  to  Mark}] 
  12:  an  indication  of  damage  [syn:  {scratch},  {scrape},  {scar}] 
  13:  marking  consisting  of  crossing  lines  [syn:  {crisscross},  {cross}] 
  14:  something  that  exactly  succeeds  in  achieving  its  goal;  "the 
  new  advertising  campaign  was  a  bell  ringer";  "scored  a 
  bull's  eye";  "hit  the  mark"  [syn:  {bell  ringer},  {bull's 
  eye}] 
  v  1:  attach  a  tag  or  label  to  "label  these  bottles"  [syn:  {tag}, 
  {label}] 
  2:  designate  as  if  by  a  mark;  "This  sign  marks  the  border"; 
  "He  indicated  where  the  border  ended" 
  3:  be  a  distinctive  feature,  attribute,  or  trait;  sometimes  in 
  a  very  positive  sense  [syn:  {distinguish},  {differentiate}] 
  4:  mark  by  some  ceremony  or  observation  [syn:  {commemorate}] 
  5:  make  or  leave  a  mark  on  "mark  the  trail  so  that  we  can  find 
  our  way  back" 
  6:  to  accuse  or  condemn  openly  or  formally:  "He  denounced  the 
  government  action."  [syn:  {stigmatize},  {brand},  {denounce}] 
  7:  notice  or  perceive;  "She  noted  that  someone  was  following 
  her"  [syn:  {notice},  {note}]  [ant:  {ignore}] 
  8:  mark  with  a  scar;  "The  skin  disease  scarred  his  face 
  permanently"  [syn:  {scar},  {pock},  {pit}] 
  9:  make  small  marks  into  the  surface  of  "score  the  clay  before 
  firing  it"  [syn:  {score},  {nock}] 
  10:  establish  as  the  highest  level  or  best  performance:  "set  a 
  record"  [syn:  {set}] 
  11:  make  underscoring  marks  [syn:  {score}] 
  12:  remove  from  a  list;  "Cross  the  name  of  the  dead  person  off 
  the  list"  [syn:  {cross  off},  {cross  out},  {strike  out},  {strike 
  off}] 
  13:  put  a  check  mark  on  or  next  to  "Please  check  each  name  on 
  the  list"  [syn:  {check},  {check  off},  {mark  off},  {tick 
  off}] 
  14:  assign  a  grade  or  rank  to  according  to  one's  evaluation;  as 
  of  scholastic  work  [syn:  {grade}] 
  15:  insert  punctuation  marks  into  [syn:  {punctuate}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Mark,  IL  (village,  FIPS  46981) 
  Location:  41.26416  N,  89.24839  W 
  Population  (1990):  391  (171  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Mark 
  the  evangelist;  "John  whose  surname  was  Mark"  (Acts  12:12,  25). 
  Mark  (Marcus,  Col.  4:10,  etc.)  was  his  Roman  name  which 
  gradually  came  to  supersede  his  Jewish  name  John.  He  is  called 
  John  in  Acts  13:5,  13,  and  Mark  in  15:39,  2  Tim.  4:11,  etc 
 
  He  was  the  son  of  Mary,  a  woman  apparently  of  some  means  and 
  influence,  and  was  probably  born  in  Jerusalem,  where  his  mother 
  resided  (Acts  12:12).  Of  his  father  we  know  nothing.  He  was 
  cousin  of  Barnabas  (Col.  4:10).  It  was  in  his  mother's  house 
  that  Peter  found  "many  gathered  together  praying"  when  he  was 
  released  from  prison;  and  it  is  probable  that  it  was  here  that 
  he  was  converted  by  Peter,  who  calls  him  his  son"  (1  Pet. 
  5:13).  It  is  probable  that  the  "young  man"  spoken  of  in  Mark 
  14:51,  52  was  Mark  himself.  He  is  first  mentioned  in  Acts  12:25. 
  He  went  with  Paul  and  Barnabas  on  their  first  journey  (about 
  A.D.  47)  as  their  "minister,"  but  from  some  cause  turned  back 
  when  they  reached  Perga  in  Pamphylia  (Acts  12:25;  13:13).  Three 
  years  afterwards  a  "sharp  contention"  arose  between  Paul  and 
  Barnabas  (15:36-40),  because  Paul  would  not  take  Mark  with  him 
  He  however,  was  evidently  at  length  reconciled  to  the  apostle, 
  for  he  was  with  him  in  his  first  imprisonment  at  Rome  (Col. 
  4:10;  Philemon  1:24).  At  a  later  period  he  was  with  Peter  in 
  Babylon  (1  Pet.  5:13),  then,  and  for  some  centuries  afterwards, 
  one  of  the  chief  seats  of  Jewish  learning;  and  he  was  with 
  Timothy  in  Ephesus  when  Paul  wrote  him  during  his  second 
  imprisonment  (2  Tim.  4:11).  He  then  disappears  from  view. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Mark,  same  as  Marcus 
 




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