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Marcher  n.  The lord or officer who defended the marches or borders of a territory.

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"Marcher" Quotes from Famous Books

... Religion yearly flouted, kicked about and hustled in his own capital by his Barbarian Highness the 'King'—so he must now style himself and be styled, where in better days 'Count Palatine' or 'Lord Marcher' would have served his turn well enough—of Ts'in or Tsin or Ts'i or Ts'u, who would come thundering down with his chariots when he pleased, and without with-your-leave or by-your-leave, march past the very gates of Honanfu;—and lucky ...
— The Crest-Wave of Evolution • Kenneth Morris

... died before me, men must fight and die to-day, I have merely taken pleasures for which others had to pay; I have been a man of laughter, there's no path my feet have made, I have merely been a marcher in life's gaudy dress parade. But you wear the garb of service, you have splendid deeds to do, You shall sound the depths of manhood, and ...
— Over Here • Edgar A. Guest

Words linked to "Marcher" :   pivot, foot soldier, hunger marcher, parader, wheeler, grenade thrower, pivot man, soldier, indweller, footer, habitant, dweller, denizen, march, inhabitant, walker

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