marquis marquis  /ˌmɑr ˈki/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) humorist who wrote about the imaginary life of cockroaches (1878-1937)
  2. (n) nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count

Usage(s):

  • Modest, the marquis would never boast that his family is more ancient than the Chambruns, that he himself is a distinguished authority on economics, that it was he who received .

News

  1. John B. Marquis Jr.

    BRUNSWICK — John B. Marquis Jr., 87, died peacefully after battling Alzheimer’s on Friday, June 7, 2013, at Winship Green Nursing Center. He was born in Brunswick, March 13, 1926, the son of John B. and Exilia Bouchard Marquis and attended St. John’s School. He married Helen A. Pelletier in Brunswick on June 24, 1950. Helen died June 9, 2011. read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  2. Marquis, Padres face tough test vs. Teheran, Braves

    Julio Teheran flirted with history in his most recent outing, falling only four outs short of notching Atlanta's 15th no-hitter and its first in 19 years. The rookie right-hander will aim to build on his season-best performance against former Braves prospect Jason Marquis and the Padres on Monday night at Petco Park.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: San Diego Padres

  3. Marquis stymies Dodgers, Puig; Padres pull away in ninth

    Jason Marquis took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Wednesday night after dropping the first two games of the series.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  • "It was the second unit that was the difference and it all starts with Marquis (Daniels)," Boston head coach Doc Rivers said. "He might not be getting the points or the threes but he's our leader out there and he seems to set everything up...
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Doc Rivers Source: MiamiHerald.com

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