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martial
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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Definition
relating to war or soldiers
most commonly seen in these expressions:
  • "court martial" — a military court that tries military personnel using military law (which is different than civilian law)
  • "martial law" — the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs which can be declared to replace ordinary civilian law in a time of crisis
  • ...the foolish over-careful fathers Have broke their sleep with thoughts, their brains with care, Their bones with industry; For this they have engross'd and piled up The canker'd heaps of strange-achieved gold; For this they have been thoughtful to invest Their sons with arts and martial exercises; When, like the bee, tolling from every flower The virtuous sweets, Our thighs pack'd with wax, our mouths with honey, We bring it to the hive, and, like the bees, Are murdered for our pains.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — Another chamber (33% in)

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