Definitions of marble

  1. To stain or vein like marble.
  2. To vein or variegate like marble.
  3. paint or stain like marble; " marble paper"
  4. Of, or like, marble.
  5. To variegate or vein in imitation of marble.
  6. a small ball of glass that is used in various games
  7. a sculpture carved from marble
  8. a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
  9. A thing made of, or resembling, marble, as a work of art, or record, in marble; or, in the plural, a collection of such works; as, the Arundel or Arundelian marbles; the Elgin marbles.
  10. A little ball of marble, or of some other hard substance, used as a plaything by children; or, in the plural, a child's game played with marbles.
  11. To stain or vein like marble; to variegate in color; as, to marble the edges of a book, or the surface of paper.
  12. A hard limestone of various colors capable of taking a fine polish; anvthing like such stone; a single piece of such stone; a small stone or glass ball used as a child's plaything.
  13. Any species of limestone taking a high polish: that which is made of marble, as a work of art, or a little ball used by boys in play.
  14. MARBLER.
  15. Kind of fine hard limestone; anything made of marble; small ball used as a plaything.
  16. A fine limestone, valuable for building or sculpture; a small ball, as of this stone, used in a child's game; a plece of sculpture.
  17. A calcareous stone of compact texture, and susceptible of a high polish; a little ball used by boys in play.
  18. A calcareous stone susceptible of a high polish; anything made of marble; any rock susceptible of a fine polish; a little stone ball used by boys in play; a stone remarkable for some inscription or sculpture.
  19. Made of, or resembling, marble; as, a marble mantel; marble paper.
  20. Cold; hard; unfeeling; as, a marble breast or heart.
  21. Made of, or like, marble; cold; hard; unfeeling.
  22. Made of marble: veined like marble: hard: insensible.
  23. Made of or like marble; unfeeling; white; cold.
  24. Marbly.
  25. Made of marble; veined like marble; hard; unfeeling.
  26. Made of marble; variegated or veined like marble; hard; insensible.