mark englannista suomeksi
korjata, korjata kokeet, arvostella, tarkastaa
helposti narrattava uhri
''Boundary, land within a boundary.''
A boundary-post or fence. (defdate)
A stone or post used to indicate position and guide travellers. (defdate)
1859, Henry Bull, ''A history, military and municipal, of the ancient borough of the Devizes'':
- I do remember a great thron in Yatton field near Bristow-way, against which Sir William Waller's men made a great fire and killed it. I think the stump remains, and was a mark for travellers.
A type of small region or principality. (defdate)
1954, J R R Tolkien, ''The Two Towers'':
- There dwells Théoden son of Thengel, King of the Mark of Rohan.
A common, or area of common land, especially among early Germanic peoples. (defdate)
''Characteristic, sign, visible impression.''
An omen; a symptomatic indicator of something. (defdate)
1813, Jane Austen, ''Pride And Prejudice'':
- depend upon it, you will speedily receive from me a letter of thanks for this as well as for every other mark of your regard during my stay in Hertfordshire.
A characteristic feature. (defdate)
''A good sense of manners is the mark of a true gentleman.''
1643, Sir Thomas Browne, ''Religio Medici'':
- there is surely a physiognomy, which those experienced and master mendicants observe, whereby they instantly discover a merciful aspect, and will single out a face, wherein they spy the signatures and marks of mercy.
1897, Bram Stoker, ''Dracula'':
- Then she put before her face her poor crushed hands, which bore on their whiteness the red mark of the Count's terrible grip(nb..).
A written character or sign. (defdate)
A stamp or other indication of provenance, quality etc. (defdate)
1876, (w), ''American Mechanical Dictionary''
- The mark of the artisan is found upon the most ancient fabrics that have come to light.
c.1380, Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin's Tale’, ''Canterbury Tales'':
- Which mankynde is so fair part of thy werk / That thou it madest lyk to thyn owene merk.
A particular design or make of an item (qualifier). (defdate)
''Indicator of position, objective etc.''
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essaye), II.1:
- A skilfull archer ought first to know the marke he aimeth at, and then apply his hand, his bow, his string, his arrow and his motion accordingly.
1786, Francis Grose, ''A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons'', p.37:
- To give them an accurate eye and strength of arm, none under twenty-four years of age might shoot at any standing mark, except it was for a rover, and then he was to change his mark at every shot; and no person above that age might shoot at any mark whose distance was less than eleven score yards.
An indication or sign used for reference or measurement. (defdate)
The female genitals. (defdate)
1596, William Shakespeare, ''Love's Labours Lost'', I.4:
- A mark saies my Lady. Let the mark haue a prick in't, to meate at, if it may be.
1749, John Cleland, ''Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure'', Penguin, 1985, p.68:
- her thighs were still spread, and the mark lay fair for him, who, now kneeling between them, displayed to us a side-view of that fierce erect machine of his(nb..).
A catch of the ball directly from a kick of 10 metres or more without having been touched in transit, resulting in a kick. (defdate)
The line indicating an athlete's starting-point. (defdate)
1871, Chicago Board of Education, ''Annual Report'' (vol.17, p.102)
- A mark for tardiness or for absence is considered by most pupils a disgrace, and strenuous efforts are made to avoid such a mark.
Limit or standard of action or fact.
Badge or sign of honour, rank, or official station.
Preeminence; high position.
1909, Richard Burton, ''Masters of the English Novel'':
- in the short story of western flavor he was a pioneer of mark, the founder of a genre: probably no other writer is so significant in his field.
1865, (w), ''(w),'' Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869, Chapter(nbs)1, p.(nbs)10,https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.hwhs7b&view=1up&seq=24
- (..) if you drink much from a bottle marked “poison,” it is almost certain to disagree with you, sooner or later.
1969, (w), ''(w),'' Penguin, 1973, Chapter(nbs)11, p.(nbs)177,https://archive.org/details/mrseckdorfinonei00trev
- Her son wrote badly, as if fearful of marking the page at all.
1717, (w) (translator), ''The (w) of (w),'' London: Bernard Lintott, Volume(nbs)3, Book(nbs)12, p.(nbs)229,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004836009.0001.003
- Those Wheels returning ne’er shall mark the Plain;
(RQ:Douglass Bondage) marked with the lash, branded with red-hot irons, the initials of their master’s name burned into their flesh;
1939, (w), ''(w),'' Penguin, 1976, Chapter(nbs)10, p.(nbs)104,https://archive.org/details/grapesofwrath1976stei/page/104
- The death of his wife, followed by months of being alone, had marked him with guilt and shame and had left an unbreaking loneliness on him.
1998, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Seven Stories Press, p.(nbs)279,https://archive.org/details/parableoftalents00butl/page/278
- What Uncle Marc had been through as a slave marked him, I’m sure, but I don’t know how much. How can you know what a man would be like if he had grown up unmarked by horror?
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To create an indication of (a location).
To be an indication of (something); to show where (something) is located.
1700, (w), ''Fables Ancient and Modern,'' London: Jacob Tonson, “The Wife of Bath Her Tale,” p.(nbs)479,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A36625.0001.001
- And where the jolly Troop elves and fairies had led the round
- The Grass unbidden rose, and mark’d the Ground:
1811, (w), ''(w),'' London: T. Egerton, Volume(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)4, p.(nbs)49,https://archive.org/details/sensesensibility01aust/page/48
- She gave her an answer which marked her contempt, and instantly left the room,
1848, (w), ''(w),'' London: Bradbury and Evans, Chapter(nbs)58, p.(nbs)528,https://archive.org/details/vanityfairnovelw1848thac/page/528
- (..) the cloth was laid for him (..) and a plate laid thereon to mark that the table was retained,
1973, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980, Part(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)3, section(nbs)6, p.(nbs)61,https://archive.org/details/heavenscommandim00morr
- (..) the lazy circling vultures marked the Hill of Execution, which was littered with human bones and scavenged by hyaenas.
2019, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Penguin, Part(nbs)1, p.(nbs)16,https://books.google.ca/books?id=hKRtDwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_atbv=onepage&q&f=false
- Her forehead, lashed deep with lines, marked her fifty-six years.
1719, (w), ''(w),'' London: W. Taylor, p.(nbs)219,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004845034.0001.000
- (..) it was in the middle of ''May,'' on the sixteenth Day I think, as well as my poor wooden Calendar would reckon; for I markt all upon the Post still;
1875, (w), ''At the Sign of the Silver Flagon,'' New York: Harper, Part(nbs)3, Chapter(nbs)2, p.(nbs)84,https://archive.org/details/atsignofsilverfl00farj/page/n89
- “What does the clock mark now?”
- “Eight minutes to seven.”
To create (a mark) on a surface.
1768, (w), ''(w),'' London: T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, Volume(nbs)2, “Maria,” p.(nbs)175,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004792522.0001.002
- (..) on opening it handkerchief, I saw an S mark’d in one of the corners.
1859, (w), ''(w),'' London: Chapman and Hall, Book(nbs)3, Chapter(nbs)10, p.(nbs)220,https://archive.org/details/taleoftwocities03dick/page/220
- I mark this cross of blood upon you, as a sign that I do it.
1988, (w), ''(w),'' New York: HarperCollins, Chapter(nbs)6, p.(nbs)82,https://archive.org/details/beantreesnovel00king
- (..) I was testing a stack of old whitewalls, dunking them in the water and marking a yellow chalk circle around each leak.
2004, (w), ''(w),'' London: Picador, Chapter(nbs)11, p.(nbs)316,https://archive.org/details/isbn_9780330436236
- It was only four thirty but Gerald was marking his guests’ arrival with a Pimm’s,
(''of things'') To identify (someone ''as'' a particular type of person or as having a particular role).
1815, (w), ''(w),'' London: John Murray, Volume(nbs)2, Chapter(nbs)8, p.(nbs)134,https://archive.org/details/emmanovel02aust/page/134
- (..) the son approached her with a cheerful eagerness which marked her as his peculiar object,
1901, (w), ''(w),'' London: Macmillan, 1902, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)115,https://archive.org/details/kim00kipl_2/page/114
- The black dress, gold cross on the watch-chain, the hairless face, and the soft, black wideawake hat would have marked him as a holy man anywhere in all India.
1968, (w), ''When Rain Clouds Gather,'' Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2013, Chapter(nbs)1, p.(nbs)1,https://books.google.ca/books?id=nQZhAQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_atbv=onepage&q&f=false
- His long thin falling-away cheekbones marked him as a member of either the Xhosa or Zulu tribe.
2016, (w), ''(w),'' Random House, Prologue,https://books.google.ca/books?id=1xt2CgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- Enquiring about the movement of trains—even if you were a passenger on one—could mark you as a saboteur.
(''of people'') To assign (someone) to a particular category or class.
1951, (w), ''(w),'' Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Part(nbs)2, Chapter(nbs)10, p.(nbs)113,https://archive.org/details/cainemutinynovel00wouk
- The new captain would read the fitness report and mark him once and for all as an unreliable fool (..)
(circa) (w) (translator), ''The (w)s of (w),'' London: Nathaniel Butter, Book(nbs)1, p.(nbs)3,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A03512.0001.001
- When a king, hath once markt for his hate, / A man inferior; (..) / (..) euermore, he rakes vp in his brest, / Brands of quicke anger;
1970, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Viking, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)230,https://archive.org/details/mrsammlersplanet0000bell
- (..) I know now that humankind marks certain people for death.
1912, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1917, Chapter(nbs)16, p.(nbs)172,https://archive.org/details/princessofmars00burriala/page/172
- (..) we hastened toward the bordering desert which marked our entrance into the realm of Tal Hajus.
1962, (w), ''(w),'' Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Chapter(nbs)3, p.(nbs)17,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20151002/html.php
- Although the Second World War marked a turning away from inorganic chemicals as pesticides into the wonder world of the carbon molecule, a few of the old materials persist.
2002, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Farrar, Straux, Giroux, p.(nbs)93,https://archive.org/details/middlesex000euge
- My grandfather’s short employ at the Ford Motor Company marked the only time any Stephanides has ever worked in the automobile industry.
1818, (w), ''Marriage,'' Edinburgh: William Blackwood, Volume(nbs)3, Chapter(nbs)18, p.(nbs)264,https://archive.org/details/04913059.4991.emory.edu/page/n273
- (..) he still retained that simple, unostentatious elegance, that marks the man of real fashion—
1850, (w), ''(w),'' Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Chapter(nbs)9, p.(nbs)145,https://archive.org/details/scarletletterrom01hawt/page/144
- “Ah,” replied Roger Chillingworth, with that quietness which (..) marked all his deportment,
1908, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Modern Library, 1911, Book(nbs)4, Chapter(nbs)1, p.(nbs)487,https://archive.org/details/oldwivestale0000benn/page/486
- (..) Cyril’s attitude to his mother was marked by a certain benevolent negligence
To distinguish (one person or thing ''from'' another).
1823, (w), ''(w),'' London: Hodgson, Canto(nbs)8, stanza(nbs)130, p.(nbs)313,https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.hwp4pm&view=1up&seq=105
- Indeed the smoke was such they scarce could mark
- Their friends from foes,
1943, (w), ''The Heritage of Symbolism,'' London: Macmillan, 1954, Chapter(nbs)1, p.(nbs)2,https://archive.org/details/heritageofsymbol0000bowr
- Despite their obvious differences these poets had a common view of life which marks them from their predecessors (..)
1983, (w), ''The Sign of the Beaver,'' New York: Dell, 1984, Chapter(nbs)24, p.(nbs)127,https://archive.org/details/signofbeaverbrai00spea/page/129
- Each day was so like the day before, and Christmas Day, when it came, would not have anything to mark it from all the others.
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act(nbs)II, Scene(nbs)1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=richard2&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- More are men’s ends mark’d than their lives before:
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act(nbs)I, Scene(nbs)1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/playmenu.php?WorkID=muchado
- I wonder that you will still be talking, Signior Benedick: nobody marks you.
1611, ''(w) of the (w),'' (w) 37.37,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+37&version=KJV
- Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.
1853, (w), ''(w),'' London: Chapman and Hall, Volume(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)137,https://archive.org/details/ruthanovel01gaskgoog/page/n144
- When they had passed out of the wood into the pasture-land beyond, Ruth once more turned to mark him.
2009, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Henry Holt, Part(nbs)6, Chapter(nbs)2, p.(nbs)522,https://archive.org/details/wolfhallnovel00mant
- “When Wolsey came down, I said, mark him, he’s a sharp fellow. (..)”
1726, (w), ''(w),'' London: B. Motte, Volume(nbs)2, Part(nbs)4, Chapter(nbs)1, p.(nbs)161,https://archive.org/details/travelsintosever02swif/page/160
- Some of them Animals coming forward near the place where I lay, gave me an opportunity of distinctly marking their Form.
1839, (w), ''(w),'' London: Chapman and Hall, Chapter(nbs)53, p.(nbs)525,https://archive.org/details/venturesoflifead00dickrich/page/525
- He bent his eyes involuntarily upon the father as he spoke, and marked his uneasiness, for he coloured directly and turned his head away.
1881, (w), “Improvements in Language” in ''The Western: A Journal of Literature, Education, and Art,'' New Series, Volume(nbs)7, No.(nbs)6, December, 1881, p.(nbs)499,https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=iau.31858045624842&view=1up&seq=509
- (..) it is to be remembered that a poor speller is a poor pronouncer. The ear does not mark the sound any more exactly than the eye marks the letters.
1955, (w), ''(w),'' Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965, Appendix(nbs)A, pp.(nbs)347-348,https://archive.org/details/returnofkingbein1993tolk/page/347
- Helm had a great horn, and soon it was marked that before he sallied forth he would blow a blast upon it that echoed in the Deep;
To hold (someone) in one's of sight.
1956, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Pantheon, Chapter(nbs)22, p.(nbs)268,https://archive.org/details/lastofwine00renarich/page/268
- I marked my man, standing on the catwalk, and waited to throw javelin till he started to climb inboard before they rammed.
To record that (someone) has a particular status.
To keep account of; to enumerate and register; to score.
1869, (w), ''(w),'' Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, Chapter(nbs)12, p.(nbs)116,https://archive.org/details/innocentsabroad00twairich/page/116
- Dan was to mark while the doctor and I played billiards.
(senseid) To follow a player not in possession of the ball when defending, to prevent them receiving a pass easily.
To catch the ball directly from a kick of 15 metres or more without having been touched in transit, resulting in a kick.
To put a marker in the place of one's ball.
1997, Bernard Scudder, translating ‘Egil's Saga’, in ''The Sagas of Icelanders'', Penguin 2001, page 91:
- As a reward for his poetry, Athelstan gave Egil two more gold rings weighing a mark each, along with an expensive cloak that the king himself had worn.
An English and Scottish unit of currency (originally valued at one mark weight of silver), equivalent to 13 shillings and fourpence.
1824, (w), ''The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner'', Oxford 2010, p. 42:
- George, on receiving it, instantly rose from the side of one of them, and said, in the hearing of them all, ‘I will bet a hundred merks that is Drummond.’
2011, Thomas Penn, ''Winter King'', Penguin 2012, page 167:
- He had been made a royal counsellor, drawing a substantial annual salary of a hundred marks.
A coin worth one mark.
(alternative form of).
''Mark time, mark!''
A march, a (l) (gloss).
(l) (a sign or brand)
stamp (postage stamp)
a worm (''invertebrate'')
a worm (q)
ground (as opposed to the sky or the sea)
''Ha fast mark under fötterna'' - to be on terra firma (literally "to have firm ground under (one's) feet")
''Tillbaka på klassisk mark'' - back on classical ground
''På engelsk mark'' - on English soil
''Bonden ägde mycket mark'' - The farmer owned a lot of land
Forest, woodland; ground.Rietz|Rietz, Johan Ernst, “MARK”, in ''Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket'' ''Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects'' (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 432