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Meaning of marl

marl

Pronunciation: (märl), [key]
— n.
  1. a friable earthy deposit consisting of clay and calcium carbonate, used esp. as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime.
  2. earth.
—v.t.
  1. to fertilize with marl.

marl

Pronunciation: (märl), [key]
— v.t. Naut.
  1. to wind (a rope) with marline, every turn being secured by a hitch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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