A marked man
Marked Marked (m[aum]rkt), a. Designated or distinguished by, or as by, a mark; hence; noticeable; conspicuous; as, a marked card; a marked coin; a marked instance. -- {Mark"ed*ly}, adv. --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]

{A marked man}, a man who is noted by a community, or by a part of it, as, for excellence or depravity; -- usually with an unfavorable suggestion. [1913 Webster]


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