Definition of marver in English:

marver

noun

Glass-blowing
  • A slab of polished stone or iron on which hot glass blown from a blowpipe is rolled and shaped.

verb

Glass-blowing
  • with object To roll (glass) on a marver; to apply (a pattern) by rolling glass on a marver.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Richardson Porter (1792–1852), civil servant and statistician. From French marbre<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Tomlinson (1808–1897), science teacher and writer. From marver.

Pronunciation

marver

/ˈmɑːvə/