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for To make a march
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
March \March\, n. [F. marche.]
1. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one
stopping place to another; military progress; advance of
These troops came to the army harassed with a long
and wearisome march. --Bacon.
2. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that
of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk;
steady onward movement; as, the march of time.
With solemn march
Goes slow and stately by them. --Shak.
This happens merely because men will not bide their
time, but will insist on precipitating the march of
3. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march;
a march of twenty miles.
4. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide
the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march
The drums presently striking up a march. --Knolles.
To make a march, (Card Playing), to take all the tricks of
a hand, in the game of euchre.
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