reprisal: obsolete except in letters of marque
Origin of marqueMiddle English mark ; from Middle French marque ; from ProvenÃ§al marca, seizure, reprisal ; from marcar, to seize as a pledge ; from marc, token of pledge ; from Gmc: see mark
- a nameplate or emblem, as to identify an automobile
- a brand of a product, esp. of an automobile
Origin of marqueFr, a sign ; from marquer, to mark ; from OIt marcare ; from marca, a mark ; from Germanic an unverified form marka: see mark
A model or brand of a manufactured product, especially an automobile.
Origin of marqueFrench, from Old French; see marquetry.