EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MUCK
"Heave that muck overboard," he ordered some of those who stood idling in the waist.
Now he was not only hopelessly down in the muck of poverty, but hopelessly dishonored.
Nae muck le o' that, but a douce, good-humored lassie for a' that.
They are too pure to have a market value; they contain no muck.
Muck or pond dirt could be used in the same way, in place of manure.
Muck set a high price upon them, and the bargain was soon struck.
The door opened, and Muck saw many dogs and cats walking in.
There is plenty of muck in the hollow, and I'd be glad to have it cleared out.
"That's how I got inter this muck hole," growled the old lumberman.
There was no one to give him farewell when he emerged from the muck.
mid-13c., "cow dung and vegetable matter spread as manure," from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse myki, mykr "cow dung," Danish møg, from Proto-Germanic *muk-, *meuk- "soft." Meaning "unclean matter generally" is from c.1300. Muck-sweat first attested 1690s.