The sandstone and marl cliffs which enclose it become gradually lower as one goes downward.
The marl was darting about madly, seeking, seeking a thing like itself.
Peggy could not read; Mrs. marl was too much engaged; the whole house had ample employment, and her request was unattainable.
England is not a country of granite and marble, but of chalk, marl, and clay.
I believed the other marl—no, the Pat—because I wanted to believe.
The supply of dung had given out, and the marl was hard to carry and bad to breathe.
It is a tertiary formation of indurated sands, clays, and marl, cut up into ravines and cañons by streams and climatic action.
Even the marl had a scorched look; and his agitation grew to ecstasy.
The sea has here continuously receded for many centuries, and the river deposits of sand and marl have extended.
The fossil are those dug from the earth, as lime, marl, and gypsum.
"clayey soil used for fertilizer," late 14c., from Old French marle (Modern French marne), from Late Latin marglia, diminutive of Latin marga "marl," which is said by Pliny to be a Gaulish word, but modern Celtic cognates are considered to be borrowed from English or French. As a verb by late 14c. Medieval Latin margila is the source of Dutch mergel, German Mergel.