verb (used with object), mar·ried, mar·ry·ing.
- to lay together (the unlaid strands of two ropes) to be spliced.
- to seize (two ropes) together end to end for use as a single line.
- to seize (parallel ropes) together at intervals.
verb (used without object), mar·ried, mar·ry·ing.
Words nearby marry
Origin of marry1
OTHER WORDS FROM marrymar·ri·er, nounnon·mar·ry·ing, adjectiveun·mar·ry·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for marrier
He knew that by "'em" Mr. Marrier meant the great race of actor-managers.
Edward Henry decided that he must give Mr. Marrier a piece of his mind at the first opportunity.
He doubted if Mr. Marrier was worth even his three pounds a week.
Have you had much experience of managing theatres, Mr. Marrier?
In speaking of the Clubs Mr. Marrier always pronounced them with a capital letter.
British Dictionary definitions for marrier (1 of 2)
verb -ries, -rying or -ried
- to match up (the strands) of unlaid ropes before splicing
- to seize (two ropes) together at intervals along their lengths