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4 definitions found
 for marbled
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Marble \Mar"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marbled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Marbling.] [Cf. F. marbrer. See Marble, n.]
     To stain or vein like marble; to variegate in color; as, to
     marble the edges of a book, or the surface of paper.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Marbled \Mar"bled\, a.
     1. Made of, or faced with, marble. [Obs.] "The marbled
        mansion." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Made to resemble marble; veined or spotted like marble.
        "Marbled paper." --Boyle.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Zool.) Varied with irregular markings, or witch a
        confused blending of irregular spots and streaks.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Having small flecks of fat interspered with the muscle; --
        of cuts of meat, especially beef; as, a well-marbled
        steak. Such marbling improves the flavor of beef for most
        people.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  marbled
      adj 1: patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling
             marble; "marbleized pink skin" [syn: marbled,
             marbleized, marbleised]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "marbled":
     banded, barred, brinded, brindle, brindled, calico, clouded,
     dapple, dappled, listed, marbleized, motley, mottled,
     pepper-and-salt, piebald, pied, pinto, skewbald, streaked, streaky,
     striatal, striate, striated, strigate, strigose, striolate,
     striped, stripy, tabby, veined, watered
  
  

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