Marbled

Mar"bled

(?), a. 1. Made of, or faced with, marble. [Obs.] "The marbled mansion." Shak.
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2. Made to resemble marble; veined or spotted like marble. "Marbled paper." Boyle.
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3. (Zol.) Varied with irregular markings, or witch a confused blending of irregular spots and streaks.
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4. Having small flecks of fat interspered with the muscle; -- of cuts of meat, especially beef; as, a well-marbled steak. Such marbling improves the flavor of beef for most people.
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