Meaning of MUCK in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English muk, perhaps from Old English -moc; akin to Old Norse myki dung Date: 13th century soft moist farmyard manure, slimy dirt or filth, 3. defamatory remarks or writings, rubbish , nonsense , 4. a. dark highly organic soil, mire , mud , something resembling ~ ; gunk , material removed in the process of excavating or mining, ~y adjective II. verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to clean up, to clear of ~, to dress (as soil) with ~, to dirty with or as if with ~ ; soil , intransitive verb to move or load ~ (as in a mine), 2. to engage in aimless activity, putter , tinker , interfere , meddle , ~er noun

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