Definition of Marl

1. Noun. A loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite; used as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime.

Generic synonyms: Dirt, Soil
Derivative terms: Marly



Definition of Marl

1. v. t. To cover, as part of a rope, with marline, marking a pecular hitch at each turn to prevent unwinding.

2. n. A mixed earthy substance, consisting of carbonate of lime, clay, and sand, in very variable proportions, and accordingly designated as calcareous, clayey, or sandy. See Greensand.

3. v. t. To overspread or manure with marl; as, to marl a field.

Definition of Marl

1. Noun. A mixed earthy substance, consisting of carbonate of lime, clay, and possibly sand, in very variable proportions, and accordingly designated as calcareous, clayey, or sandy. ¹

2. Verb. To cover, as part of a rope, with marline, marking a peculiar hitch at each turn to prevent unwinding. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marl

1. to fertilize with marl (an earthy deposit containing lime, clay, and sand) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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