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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 34 words.

‘(place at) the marsh’, OE mersc: Marsh Shrops. Mersse 1086 (db). Marsh Gibbon Bucks. Merse 1086 (

marsh

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

démarche, gouache, harsh, marsh, moustache (US mustache) • Saltmarsh

marsh

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

démarche, gouache, harsh, marsh, moustache (US mustache) • Saltmarsh

marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 58 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of *mineral soil, as opposed to a *peaty area. Marsh

Marsh

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 42 words.

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc

Marsh

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Business Finance. 275 words.

Kt 1976; PC 1966; FZS; FCIT

Born 14 March 1928; s of William Marsh, Belvedere, Kent; m 1st, 1950, Evelyn Mary (marr. diss. 1973), ...

marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 61 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of *mineral soil, as opposed to a *peaty area. Marsh often occurs around the edges of a lake or on the flood-plain of a river. In North American usage, a...

marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 63 words.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil, as opposed to a peaty area (see peat). Marsh often occurs around the edges of a lake or on the flood-plain of a river. In North American...

marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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marsh n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

mɑ:ɹʃ

sp marsh1

marsh gas

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 9 words.

Methane formed by rotting vegetation in marshes.

marsh gas

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 9 words.

Methane formed by rotting vegetation in marshes.

Marsh Kym

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 210 words.

b. Kimberley Marsh, 13 June 1976, Wigan, Lancashire, England. Marsh was catapulted to fame and fortune as a member of

Marsh, Roger

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 185 words.

OBE 2015

Born 19 Sept. 1953; s of late Peter Marsh and of Connie Marsh; m 1st, 1981, Susan Smith...

Rodney Marsh

Dominic Standish.

in More than Cricket and Football

December 2016; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 12855 words.

Rodney Marsh is a British footballer who found his sporting success in his home country and the United States in the 1960s and 1970s. This chapter frames Marsh as a maverick, as a result of...

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Kym Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Kimberley Marsh, 13 June 1976, Wigan, Lancashire, England. Marsh was catapulted to fame and fortune as a member of the vocal group Hear’Say, created by the UK version of ...

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Carswell Marsh

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 30 words.

Chersvelle 1086 (db), Carsewell Merssh 1467. ‘(Marsh at) the spring or stream where water-cress grows’. OE cærse

submergence marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 56 words.

The lower zone of a *salt marsh, from the mean high-water level of *neap tides to the

Marsh test

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 164 words.

The test developed by James *Marsh and designed to detect arsenic in body tissues. The test works on the

Figge's Marsh

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

(at Mitcham)

Merton. Fygmershe c.1530, Figges Marsh 1876, named from the family of William Fige, recorded