1863, said to derive from the proper name of a Polish count. “A deformed language in which the initial consonants of contiguous words are transposed” [OED]. Cf. spoonerism.
noun 1. any of several squashes having a smooth surface, an oblong shape, and a hard rind. noun 1. (US & Canadian) any of several oblong squashes that have a hard smooth rind, esp the vegetable marrow
[mar-ee] /ˈmær i/ verb (used with object), married, marrying. 1. to take in marriage: After dating for five years, I finally asked her to marry me. 2. to perform the marriage ceremonies for (two people); join in wedlock: The minister married Susan and Ed. 3. to give in marriage; arrange the marriage of (often followed […]
[mahr-rwe-kaws] /mɑrˈrwɛ kɔs/ noun 1. Spanish name of .
[mar-ee-uh t] /ˈmær i ət/ noun 1. Frederick, 1792–1848, English naval officer and novelist. /ˈmærɪət/ noun 1. Frederick, known as Captain Marryat. 1792–1848, English novelist and naval officer; author of novels of sea life, such as Mr Midshipman Easy (1836), and children’s stories, such as The Children of the New Forest (1847)