M'AR, verb transitive [Latin marceo.]
1. To injure by cutting off a part, or by wounding and making defective; as, to mar a tree by incision.
I pray you, mar no more trees by writing songs in their barks.
Neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. Leviticus 19:27.
2. To injure; to hurt; to impair the strength or purity of.
When brewers mar their malt with water.
3. To injure; to diminish; to interrupt.
But mirth is marred, and the good cheer is lost.
4. To injure; to deform; to disfigure.
Ire, envy and despair
Marr'd all his borrow'd visage.
His visage was so marred more than any man. Isaiah 52:1.
Moral evil alone mars the intellectual works of God.
[This word is not obsolete in America.]
MAR, in nightmar. [See Nightmar.]
M'AR, noun An injury.
1. A lake. [See Mere.]