On 7/23/05, Ric Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Marquee: A roof like shelter above the entrance to a theater, usually
> containing the title of a currently featured play or film and pronounced
In British english, "marquee" also means a large tent -- ok, here is a
"The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48"
Marquee Mar*quee", n. F. marquise, misunderstood as a plural;
prob. orig., tent of the marchioness. See Marquis.
A large field tent; esp., one adapted to the use of an
officer of high rank. Written also markee.