marine

Part of speech: participle

Shipping.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the sea; oceanic.

Part of speech: noun

A soldier serving on a war vessel.

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Usage examples "marine":

  1. He also used to deal in marine assurance, which is thought to be a most dangerous form of investment, which he managed in the following manner. - "Plutarch's Lives, Volume II", Aubrey Stewart & George Long.
  2. At the same settlement a marine deity called Tamauanuu, or Plenty for the land, was worshipped at the same time. - "Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before", George Turner.
  3. A letter came from the war, Marine, So kind: A letter came from the war, Marine, So kind: A while I wept for the good man dead, But another good man in a while I wed, All so kind. - "The Vigil of Venus and Other Poems by "Q"", Q (AKA: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch).