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Bank martin
Martin Mar"tin, n. [F. martin, from the proper name Martin. Cf. Martlet.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows. [Written also marten.] Note: The American purple martin, or bee martin (Progne subis, or purpurea), and the European house, or window, martin (Hirundo, or Chelidon, urbica), are the best known species. Bank martin. (a) The bank swallow. See under Bank. (b) The fairy martin. See under Fairy. Bee martin. (a) The purple martin. (b) The kingbird. Sand martin, the bank swallow.
Bee martin
Martin Mar"tin, n. [F. martin, from the proper name Martin. Cf. Martlet.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows. [Written also marten.] Note: The American purple martin, or bee martin (Progne subis, or purpurea), and the European house, or window, martin (Hirundo, or Chelidon, urbica), are the best known species. Bank martin. (a) The bank swallow. See under Bank. (b) The fairy martin. See under Fairy. Bee martin. (a) The purple martin. (b) The kingbird. Sand martin, the bank swallow.
bee martin
Kingbird King"bird (-b[~e]rd), n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A small American bird (Tyrannus tyrannus, or T. Carolinensis), noted for its courage in attacking larger birds, even hawks and eagles, especially when they approach its nest in the breeding season. It is a typical tyrant flycatcher, taking various insects upon the wing. It is dark ash above, and blackish on the head and tail. The quills and wing coverts are whitish at the edges. It is white beneath, with a white terminal band on the tail. The feathers on the head of the adults show a bright orange basal spot when erected. Called also bee bird, and bee martin. Several Southern and Western species of Tyrannus are also called king birds. 2. The king tody. See under King.
black martin
Swift Swift, n. 1. The current of a stream. [R.] --Walton. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous birds of the family Micropodid[ae]. In form and habits the swifts resemble swallows, but they are destitute of complex vocal muscles and are not singing birds, but belong to a widely different group allied to the humming birds. Note: The common European swift (Cypselus, or Micropus, apus) nests in church steeples and under the tiles of roofs, and is noted for its rapid flight and shrill screams. It is called also black martin, black swift, hawk swallow, devil bird, swingdevil, screech martin, and shreik owl. The common American, or chimney, swift (Ch[ae]tura pelagica) has sharp rigid tips to the tail feathers. It attaches its nest to the inner walls of chimneys, and is called also chimney swallow. The Australian swift (Ch[ae]tura caudacuta) also has sharp naked tips to the tail quills. The European Alpine swift (Cypselus melba) is whitish beneath, with a white band across the breast. The common Indian swift is Cypselus affinis. See also Palm swift, under Palm, and Tree swift, under Tree. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of lizards, as the pine lizard. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The ghost moth. See under Ghost. 5. [Cf. Swivel.] A reel, or turning instrument, for winding yarn, thread, etc.; -- used chiefly in the plural. 6. The main card cylinder of a flax-carding machine.
Court-martial
Court-martial Court`-mar"tial (k?rt`m?r"shal), n.; pl. Courts-martial (k?rts`-). A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of one belonging to the army or navy, or of offenses against military or naval law.
Court-martial
Court-martial Court`-mar"tial, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Court-martialed (-shald); p. pr. & vb. n. Court-martialing.] To subject to trial by a court-martial.
Court-martialed
Court-martial Court`-mar"tial, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Court-martialed (-shald); p. pr. & vb. n. Court-martialing.] To subject to trial by a court-martial.
Court-martialing
Court-martial Court`-mar"tial, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Court-martialed (-shald); p. pr. & vb. n. Court-martialing.] To subject to trial by a court-martial.
Courts-martial
Court-martial Court`-mar"tial (k?rt`m?r"shal), n.; pl. Courts-martial (k?rts`-). A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of one belonging to the army or navy, or of offenses against military or naval law.
crocus Martis
Colcothar Col"co*thar (k[o^]l"k[-o]*th[~e]r), n. [NL. colcothar vitrioli, fr. Ar. qolqo[.t]ar.] (Chem.) Polishing rouge; a reddish brown oxide of iron, used in polishing glass, and also as a pigment; -- called also crocus Martis.
Drumhead court-martial
Drumhead Drum"head`, n. 1. The parchment or skin stretched over one end of a drum. 2. The top of a capstan which is pierced with sockets for levers used in turning it. See Illust. of Capstan. Drumhead court-martial (Mil.), a summary court-martial called to try offenses on the battlefield or the line of march, when, sometimes, a drumhead has to do service as a writing table.
Ethiops martial
Ethiops E"thi*ops . [NL. See Ethiop.] (Old Chem.) A black substance; -- formerly applied to various preparations of a black or very dark color. [Written also [AE]thiops.] [Obs.] Ethiops martial (Old Chem.), black oxide of iron. Ethiops mineral (Old Chem.), black sulphide of mercury, obtained by triturating mercury with sulphur. Ethiops per se (Old Chem.), mercury in finely divided state, having the appearance of a dark powder, obtained by shaking it up or by exposure to the air.
Fairy martin
Fairy Fair"y, a. 1. Of or pertaining to fairies. 2. Given by fairies; as, fairy money. --Dryden. Fairy bird (Zo["o]l.), the Euoropean little tern (Sterna minuta); -- called also sea swallow, and hooded tern. Fairy bluebird. (Zo["o]l.) See under Bluebird. Fairy martin (Zo["o]l.), a European swallow (Hirrundo ariel) that builds flask-shaped nests of mud on overhanging cliffs. Fairy rings or circles, the circles formed in grassy lawns by certain fungi (as Marasmius Oreades), formerly supposed to be caused by fairies in their midnight dances. Fairy shrimp (Zo["o]l.), a European fresh-water phyllopod crustacean (Chirocephalus diaphanus); -- so called from its delicate colors, transparency, and graceful motions. The name is sometimes applied to similar American species. Fairy stone (Paleon.), an echinite.
Free-martin
Free-martin Free"-mar`tin, n. (Zo["o]l.) An imperfect female calf, twinborn with a male.
House martin
--Simonds. House car (Railroad), a freight car with inclosing sides and a roof; a box car. House of correction. See Correction. House cricket (Zo["o]l.), a European cricket (Gryllus domesticus), which frequently lives in houses, between the bricks of chimneys and fireplaces. It is noted for the loud chirping or stridulation of the males. House dog, a dog kept in or about a dwelling house. House finch (Zo["o]l.), the burion. House flag, a flag denoting the commercial house to which a merchant vessel belongs. House fly (Zo["o]l.), a common fly (esp. Musca domestica), which infests houses both in Europe and America. Its larva is a maggot which lives in decaying substances or excrement, about sink drains, etc. House of God, a temple or church. House of ill fame. See Ill fame under Ill, a. House martin (Zo["o]l.), a common European swallow (Hirundo urbica). It has feathered feet, and builds its nests of mud against the walls of buildings. Called also house swallow, and window martin. House mouse (Zo["o]l.), the common mouse (Mus musculus). House physician, the resident medical adviser of a hospital or other public institution. House snake (Zo["o]l.), the milk snake. House sparrow (Zo["o]l.), the common European sparrow (Passer domesticus). It has recently been introduced into America, where it has become very abundant, esp. in cities. Called also thatch sparrow. House spider (Zo["o]l.), any spider which habitually lives in houses. Among the most common species are Theridium tepidariorum and Tegenaria domestica. House surgeon, the resident surgeon of a hospital. House wren (Zo["o]l.), the common wren of the Eastern United States (Troglodytes a["e]don). It is common about houses and in gardens, and is noted for its vivacity, and loud musical notes. See Wren. Religious house, a monastery or convent. The White House, the official residence of the President of the United States; -- hence, colloquially, the office of President.
Immartial
Immartial Im*mar"tial, a. Not martial; unwarlike. [Obs.]
Ionornis Martinica
Gallinule Gal"li*nule, n. [L. gallinula chicken, dim. of gallina hen: cf. F. gallinule.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several wading birds, having long, webless toes, and a frontal shield, belonging to the family Rallidae. They are remarkable for running rapidly over marshes and on floating plants. The purple gallinule of America is Ionornis Martinica, that of the Old World is Porphyrio porphyrio. The common European gallinule (Gallinula chloropus) is also called moor hen, water hen, water rail, moor coot, night bird, and erroneously dabchick. Closely related to it is the Florida gallinule (Gallinula galeata). Note: The purple gallinule of Southern Europe and Asia was formerly believed to be able to detect and report adultery, and for that reason, chiefly, it was commonly domesticated by the ancients.
Martialism
Martialism Mar"tial*ism, n. The quality of being warlike; exercises suitable for war. [Obs.]
Martialist
Martialist Mar"tial*ist, n. A warrior. [Obs.] --Fuller.
Martialize
Martialize Mar"tial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Martialized; p. pr. & vb. n. Martializing.] To render warlike; as, to martialize a people.
Martialized
Martialize Mar"tial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Martialized; p. pr. & vb. n. Martializing.] To render warlike; as, to martialize a people.
Martializing
Martialize Mar"tial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Martialized; p. pr. & vb. n. Martializing.] To render warlike; as, to martialize a people.
Martially
Martially Mar"tial*ly, adv. In a martial manner.
Martialness
Martialness Mar"tial*ness, n. The quality of being martial.
Martian
Martian Mar"tian, a. [L. Martius.] Of or pertaining to Mars, the Roman god of war, or to the planet bearing his name; martial.
Martian
Martian Mar"tian, n. An inhabitant of the planet Mars. --Du Maurier.
Martime nations
Maritime Mar"i*time, a. [L. maritimus, fr. mare the sea: cf. F. maritime. See Mere a pool.] 1. Bordering on, or situated near, the ocean; connected with the sea by site, interest, or power; having shipping and commerce or a navy; as, maritime states. ``A maritime town.' --Addison. 2. Of or pertaining to the ocean; marine; pertaining to navigation and naval affairs, or to shipping and commerce by sea. ``Maritime service.' --Sir H. Wotton. Maritime law. See Law. Maritime loan, a loan secured by bottomry or respodentia bonds. Martime nations, nations having seaports, and using the sea more or less for war or commerce.
Martin
Martin Mar"tin, n. (Stone Working) [Etymol. uncertain.] A perforated stone-faced runner for grinding.
Martin
Martin Mar"tin, n. [F. martin, from the proper name Martin. Cf. Martlet.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows. [Written also marten.] Note: The American purple martin, or bee martin (Progne subis, or purpurea), and the European house, or window, martin (Hirundo, or Chelidon, urbica), are the best known species. Bank martin. (a) The bank swallow. See under Bank. (b) The fairy martin. See under Fairy. Bee martin. (a) The purple martin. (b) The kingbird. Sand martin, the bank swallow.
Martinet
Martinet Mar"ti*net`, n. [So called from an officer of that name in the French army under Louis XIV. Cf. Martin the bird, Martlet.] In military language, a strict disciplinarian; in general, one who lays stress on a rigid adherence to the details of discipline, or to forms and fixed methods. [Hence, the word is commonly employed in a depreciatory sense.]

Meaning of Marti from wikipedia

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