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marcher1

[mahr-cher] /ˈmɑr tʃər/
noun
1.
a person who marches on foot:
a line of marchers.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; march1 + -er1

marcher2

[mahr-cher] /ˈmɑr tʃər/
noun, History/Historical
1.
an inhabitant of, or an officer or lord having jurisdiction over, a march or border territory.
Origin
1375-1425; late Middle English; see march2, -er1
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  • Have each student go back to still pictures and select one unidentified marcher and observe his or her picture closely.
  • Each marcher's registration fee will be put toward the conservation effort.
  • Then measure or count the marcher's pulse rate and record the pulse rate on the data sheet.
  • Thwarted, he then grabbed a marcher from the second row.
British Dictionary definitions for marcher

marcher

/ˈmɑːtʃə/
noun
1.
an inhabitant of any of the Marches
2.
(formerly)
  1. a lord governing and defending such a borderland
  2. (as modifier): the marcher lords
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