marcher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n marcher fights on foot with small arms
    • n marcher walks with regular or stately step
    • n marcher an inhabitant of a border district
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Marcher One who marches.
    • n Marcher The lord or officer who defended the marches or borders of a territory.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n marcher An officer who defended the marches or borders of a territory.
    • n marcher One who marches.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See 2d March

Usage

In literature:

By his side a man skipped as might a marcher trying to catch step, then folded up, sliding limply to the trampled grass.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
Fairs, too, were established and protected by the Lords Marchers.
"Mediæval Wales" by A. G. Little
General Marcher explained to you that they are being drafted into the service of the government.
"Master of None" by Lloyd Neil Goble
The marchers from Bolsena were close, and people were falling to their knees all over the meadow.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Marches of Wales and Lord Marchers, 30.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
It must have been quite a struggle, for she was no born marcher.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
The dots expanded and became another row of marchers, apparently absorbed in the same task as Jason's group.
"The Ethical Engineer" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey
First come the Flagellantes, or marchers, scourging their naked backs with cactus belts and whips.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
Thomas Garner was one of the best marchers and fighters in the Union army.
"Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry" by Andrew Brown
Just before the marchers entered the forest, Dylara turned to look back at Sephar's walls, grim and impressive under the sun's flaming rays.
"Warrior of the Dawn" by Howard Carleton Browne
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In news:

Our marchers all have their own disconsonant beats.
Marchers support black teens who were charged with attempted murder.
Marchers also protest Florida's Stand Your Ground law.
In Moscow, several people were injured after marchers clashed with people who had gathered for a counter demonstration.
AP Photo/ High Art Museum Martin Luther King Jr and his wife Coretta Scott King leading freedom marchers in Montgomery, Ala.
The marchers solemnly followed the much shorter path taken by Jonathon Myrick Daniels that same year.
May Day marchers face charges.
May Day marchers seek immigration reform.
View full size Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian In this February 2012 Oregonian file photo, Occupy Portland F29 marchers walk up SW Broadway.
ISTANBUL — Struggling through throngs of shoppers on the pedestrian Istiklal Avenue last weekend, a couple of thousand marchers with their anti-nuclear placards did not seem to be getting anywhere.
Marcher in Cudahy parade injured when participating driver strikes him.
Betty Ortiz, an employee at Valencia Market, on West 29th Street, leaned against a broom just outside the shop, waiting to see pro-immigrant marchers file by.
A peace marcher's progress report .
Marchers protest racial profiling , federal immigration agencies in Detroit.
White marchers gather at Glenn Beck rally this summer.
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