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Webster 1913 Edition


muck

muck

,
Adj.
Like muck; mucky; also, used in collecting or distributing muck;
as, a
muck
fork
.

muck

,
Verb.
T.
To manure with muck.

Webster 1828 Edition


Muck

MUCK

,
Noun.
[L. mucus.]
1.
Dung in a moist state, or a mass of dung and putrefied vegetable matter.
With fattening muck besmear the roots.
2.
Something mean, vile or filthy.
To run a muck, to run madly and attack all we meet.
Running a muck, is a phrase derived from the Malays, (in whose language amock signified to kill,) applied to desperate persons who
intoxicate themselves with opium and then arm themselves with a dagger and attempt to kill all they meet.

MUCK

,
Verb.
T.
To manure with muck.

Definition 2022


muck

muck

See also: Muck

English

Noun

muck (uncountable)

  1. Slimy mud.
    The car was covered in muck from the rally race.
    I need to clean the muck off my shirt.
  2. Soft or slimy manure.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  3. dirt; something that makes another thing dirty.
    What's that green muck on the floor?
  4. Anything filthy or vile.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)
  5. (obsolete, derogatory) money
    • Beaumont and Fletcher
      the fatal muck we quarrelled for

Translations

Verb

muck (third-person singular simple present mucks, present participle mucking, simple past and past participle mucked)

  1. To shovel muck.
    We need to muck the stable before it gets too thick.
  2. To manure with muck.
  3. To do a dirty job.
  4. (poker, colloquial) To pass, to fold without showing one's cards, often done when a better hand has already been revealed.

Translations

Derived terms


Manx

Noun

muck f (genitive singular muickey or muigey, plural mucyn or muckyn or muick)

  1. Alternative form of muc

Mutation

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
muck vuck unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scots

Etymology

Probably of North Germanic origin; compare Old Norse myki, mykr ‘dung’.

Noun

muck (uncountable)

  1. dung, manure, muck

Verb

muck (third-person singular present mucks, present participle muckin, past muckit, past participle muckit)

  1. To dirty, foul

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mudʒk/

Noun

muck

  1. Kiss sound, mwah