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1 Land held in common by, e.g., a village community.

2 Proper name of certain principalities, e.g., Mark of Brandenburg.

3 Indicator of a boundary, e.g. a post or stone marker.

4 Masonry monument.

5 Sign or token.

6 Device or incised character indicating ownership or origin, e.g. mason's mark, used to identify work done, as in medieval buildings.

7 In Freemasonry, a designation of a grade, degree, or rank of a mark-mason: a mark-lodge is therefore a lodge of mark-masons.

8 Denomination of weight (mostly for gold or silver), therefore a monetary value which, in the Middle Ages, was about two-thirds of a Pound Sterling.

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