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Friday, March 06, 2009

Definitions for martial

  1. suitable or used for war; warlike

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Citations for martial
But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Charles Wolfe, The Burial of Sir John Moore
Origin of martial
1325-1375
by 1420, from Latin martialis "of Mars or war," from Mars, Roman god of war