a sewing table of the 18th century having an oval top that can be lifted and a central compartment of drawers with semicircular bins at each end.
[mahr-tee] /mɑrˈti/ noun 1. José [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1853–1895, Cuban patriot and writer.
[mahr-shuh l] /ˈmɑr ʃəl/ adjective 1. inclined or disposed to war; warlike: The ancient Romans were a martial people. 2. of, suitable for, or associated with war or the armed forces: martial music. 3. characteristic of or befitting a warrior: a martial stride. [mahr-shuh l] /ˈmɑr ʃəl/ noun 1. (Marcus Valerius Martialis) a.d. 43?–104? Roman […]
noun 1. Often, martial arts. any of the traditional forms of Asian self-defense or combat that utilize physical skill and coordination without weapons, as karate, aikido, judo, or kung fu, often practiced as sport. noun 1. any of various philosophies of self-defence and techniques of single combat, such as judo or karate, originating in the […]
noun 1. the law temporarily imposed upon an area by state or national military forces when civil authority has broken down or during wartime military operations. 2. the law imposed upon a defeated country or occupied territory by the military forces of the occupying power. noun 1. the rule of law established and maintained by […]