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Mar’s Year

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The year 1715, noted for the rebellion of the Earl of Mar

“Auld uncle John wha wedlock’s joys,

Sin Mar’s year did desire.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Marriages are Made in Heaven
Marriages of Men of Genius
Married Women
Marrow (Scotch)
Marrow-bones
Marrow Controversy (The)
Marrow-men
Marry!
Marry Come Up!
Mar’s Year
Mars
Mars
Marseillaise
Marseilles Good Bishop
Marsh [Le Marais]
Marshal
Marsham (Men of)
Marsiglio or Marsilius
Marsyas
Martano (in Orlando Furioso)