Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) A small lake. See Mere.
2. (v.) To make defective; to do injury to, esp. by cutting off or defacing a part; to impair; to disfigure; to deface.
3. (v.) To spoil; to ruin.
4. (n.) A mark or blemish made by bruising, scratching, or the like; a disfigurement.