Before 9/11, my marine buddies and I would head off to the beach to party for the long weekend.
marine biologists have found that that while dolphins may not snore, they do vocalize in their sleep.
France, which must now come to terms with the possibility of having the far-right leader marine Le Pen as its next president.
Steroids could not teach him to have a work ethic like something out of marine boot camp.
Even more unfortunately, he found a way to get the marine Corps to let him in.
On every road and trail leading from the city, marine hunted Cacos.
"Anybody who knows anything about marine engines, follow me," he snapped.
And, to tell the truth, I'd rather we weren't going to be in that marine drama.
Rogers was the local dealer in anchors and other marine ironwork.
It is customary in European marine engines to limit the speed of the piston to about two hundred and twenty feet per minute.
early 15c., "pertaining to the sea," from Middle French marin, from Old French marin "of the sea, maritime," from Latin marinus "of the sea," from mare "sea, the sea, seawater," from PIE *mori- "body of water, lake" (see mere (n.)). The Old English word was sælic.
14c., "seacoast;" see marine (adj.). Meaning "collective shipping of a country" is from 1660s. Meaning "soldier who serves on a ship" is from 1670s, a separate borrowing from French marine, from the French adjective. Phrase tell that to the marines (1806) originally was the first half of a retort expressing skepticism:
"Upon my soul, sir," answered the lieutenant, "when I thought she scorned my passion, I wept like a child."The book, a rollicking sea romance/adventure novel, was popular in its day and the remark is a recurring punch line in it (repeated at least four times). It was written by naval veteran John Davis (1774-1854) but published under the name John Moore. Walsh records that, "The marines are among the 'jolly' jack-tars a proverbially gullible lot, capable of swallowing any yarn, in size varying from a yawl-boat to a full-rigged frigate."
"Belay there!" cried the captain; "you may tell that to the marines, but I'll be d----d if the sailors will believe it." ["John Moore," "The Post-Captain; or, the Wooden Walls Well Manned," 1805]