[ mahr-ver ]
/ ˈmɑr vər /
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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)
to roll (glass) on a marver.
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Origin of marver
1825–35; <French marbremarble
Words nearby marver
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Example sentences from the Web for marver
With incredible speed the blower flattened its base upon a marver or table topped with sheet iron.The Story of Glass|Sara Ware Bassett