He gave a glance of frank admiration at the slight, erect figure sitting her horse so martially.
But it was the heart of the house beating, faintly at first, then loudly, martially.
And therewith Duncan Galbraith martially cocked his hat, and placed it on one side of his head with an air of defiance.
The finale begins gloomily and martially, and it is succeeded by a period of beauty and grace.
To return to 1762: the people of the Colonies were as martially disposed as are the people of the States in these days.
late 14c., "warlike," from Latin martialis "of Mars or war," from Mars (genitive Martis), Roman god of war; see Mars. Related: Martially. Martial law, "military rule over civilians," first recorded 1530s.