[mahr-leen, -ley-nuh] /mɑrˈlin, -ˈleɪ nə/
a female given name.
[mahr-lin] /ˈmɑr lɪn/ noun, plural (especially collectively) marlin (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) marlins. 1. any large, saltwater game fish of the genera Makaira and Tetrapterus, having the upper jaw elongated into a spearlike structure. [mahr-lin] /ˈmɑr lɪn/ noun 1. . [mahr-lin] /ˈmɑr lɪn/ noun 1. a male given name. [mahr-lin] […]
[mahr-lin] /ˈmɑr lɪn/ noun, Nautical. 1. small stuff of two-fiber strands, sometimes tarred, laid up left-handed. /ˈmɑːlɪn/ noun 1. (nautical) a light rope, usually tarred, made of two strands laid left-handed
[mahr-lin-spahyk] /ˈmɑr lɪnˌspaɪk/ noun, Nautical. 1. a pointed iron implement used in separating the strands of rope in splicing, marling, etc. /ˈmɑːlɪnˌspaɪk/ noun 1. (nautical) a pointed metal tool used as a fid, spike, and for various other purposes
[mahrl] /mɑrl/ noun 1. Geology. a friable earthy deposit consisting of clay and calcium carbonate, used especially as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime. 2. Archaic. . verb (used with object) 3. to fertilize with marl. [mahrl] /mɑrl/ verb (used with object), Nautical. 1. to wind (a rope) with marline, every turn being secured […]