Mar

Definition of Mar

Pronunciation: märd
n.1.A small lake. See Mere.
v. t.1.To make defective; to do injury to, esp. by cutting off or defacing a part; to impair; to disfigure; to deface.
[imp. & p. p. Marred (märd); p. pr. & vb. n. Marring.]
I pray you mar no more trees with wiring love songs in their barks.
- Shak.
But mirth is marred, and the good cheer is lost.
- Dryden.
Ire, envy, and despair
Which marred all his borrowed visage.
- Milton.
2.To spoil; to ruin.
n.1.A mark or blemish made by bruising, scratching, or the like; a disfigurement.

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