marble - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈmɑː(r)b(ə)l/
singularmarble
pluralmarbles
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a hard smooth stone used for building and making statues. Marble is usually white with dark lines that are not regular in shape

    a marble floor

  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    pick up your marbles and go home to stop taking part in something, especially after suffering a setback

    Many are ready to pick up their marbles and go home if they don't get the nomination.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/10/2016
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