adjective Date: 15th century resembling or suggestive of marble

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  • Marbly — Mar bly, a. Containing, or resembling, marble. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marbly — ˈmärb(ə)lē, ˈmȧb , li adjective (sometimes er/ est) Etymology: marble (I) + y 1. : marble 2a the marbly calm of the lake 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • marbly — /mahr blee/, adj. like marble in appearance, hardness, coldness, etc. [1400 50; late ME; see MARBLE, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • marbly — adjective Characteristic of marble …   Wiktionary

  • marbly — mar·bly …   English syllables

  • marbly — /ˈmabli/ (say mahblee) adjective rigid, cold, etc., like marble …   Australian English dictionary

  • Onycha — This article is about the incense component. For the town in Alabama, see Onycha, Alabama. Onycha (Greek: ονυξ), along with equal parts of stacte, galbanum, and frankincense, was one of the components of the consecrated Ketoret (incense) which… …   Wikipedia

  • marble — noun 1》 a hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically variegated or mottled, which may be polished and is used in sculpture and building. 2》 a small ball of coloured glass used as a toy.     ↘(marbles) [treated as sing.] a game in… …   English new terms dictionary

  • iridescent — adj 1. shimmery, shimmering, glistening, glittering, glittery, flickering, sparkling, shiny, shining, dazzling, reflective, reflectional; pearly, opalescent, opaline, mother of pearl, nacreous, nacred; kaleidoscopic, kaleidoscopical, changeable,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • multicolored — adj polychromatic, polychromic, of many colors or shades or hues, versicolor, multicolor; prismatic, prismatical, spectral, rainbowy, rainbowlike, colorful, brilliant, pavonine; iridescent, pearly, opalescent, opaline, nacreous, nacred, Crystall …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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