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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarlmarl /mɑːl $ mɑːrl/ noun [uncountable]  1 soil consisting of lime and clay2 cloth which has pale threads running through another colour a jacket available in black or grey marl
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marlHigher slopes reveal widening seams of calcareous marl, sand and thin seams of marl, sandy-lignites and clayey-lignites.The projecting porch with its embattled parapet is rendered with local marl and is a late sixteenth-century addition.In addition, on some manors, the liberal application of marl made possible an extension of the area under wheat.
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