[mahr-uh-flahzh, mahr-uh-flahzh] /ˈmɑr əˌflɑʒ, ˌmɑr əˈflɑʒ/
a method of attaching a canvas to a wall through adhesion, accomplished by coating the surface with white lead mixed with oil.
a cloth backing for openwork, as on a piece of furniture.
[mahr-plot] /ˈmɑrˌplɒt/ noun 1. a person who or defeats a , design, or project by meddling.
/ˈmɑːprɛlɪt/ noun 1. Martin, the pen name of the anonymous author or authors of a series of satirical Puritan tracts (1588–89), attacking the bishops of the Church of England
1. . 2. . abbreviation 1. Marquis
[mahr-kwond] /mɑrˈkwɒnd/ noun 1. J(ohn) P(hillips) 1893–1960, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. /mɑːˈkwɒnd/ noun 1. J(ohn) P(hillips). 1893–1960, US novelist, noted for his stories featuring the Japanese detective Mr Moto and for his satirical comedies of New England life, such as The Late George Apley (1937)