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Marbled definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

M`ARBLED, pp. Diversified in color; veined like marble.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble; "marbleized pink skin" [syn: marbled, marbleized, marbleised]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1598 1. [marble (I)] a. made of or covered with marble or marbling b. marked by an extensive use of marble as an architectural or decorative feature <ancient marbled cities> 2. having markings or coloration suggestive of marble 3. [marble (II)] marked by an intermixture of fat and lean <well-marbled beef>

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Marble Mar"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marbled; p. pr. & vb. n. Marbling.] [Cf. F. marbrer. See Marble, n.] To stain or vein like marble; to variegate in color; as, to marble the edges of a book, or the surface of paper.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Marbled Mar"bled, a. 1. Made of, or faced with, marble. [Obs.] ``The marbled mansion.'' --Shak. 2. Made to resemble marble; veined or spotted like marble. ``Marbled paper.'' --Boyle. 3. (zo["o]l.) Varied with irregular markings, or witch a confused blending of irregular spots and streaks.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Something that is marbled has a pattern or colouring like that of marble. ...green marbled soap... ADJ: usu ADJ n, also v-link ADJ with/in n

Moby Thesaurus

banded, barred, brinded, brindle, brindled, calico, clouded, dapple, dappled, listed, marbleized, motley, mottled, pepper-and-salt, piebald, pied, pinto, skewbald, streaked, streaky, striatal, striate, striated, strigate, strigose, striolate, striped, stripy, tabby, veined, watered



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