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marver

[mahr-ver] /ˈmɑr vər/
noun
1.
a hard, flat surface of stone, wood, or metal, on which a mass of molten glass is rolled and shaped in glassmaking.
verb (used with object)
2.
to roll (glass) on a marver.
Origin of marver
1825-1835
1825-35; < French marbre marble

marv

[mahrv] /mɑrv/
adjective, Slang.
1.
marvelous; wonderful.
Origin
by shortening
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  • With incredible speed the blower flattened its base upon a marver or table topped with sheet iron.

    The Story of Glass Sara Ware Bassett
British Dictionary definitions for marver

MARV

/mɑːv/
noun acronym
1.
manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that has one or more warheads that may be controlled so as to avoid enemy defences
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