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And well might he say that, for she was covered with muck up to her waist.

It was good enough for you to want me to muck up out of the window, wasn't it?

Even your dirty paper, Waldemar, wouldn't rake that kind of muck up after ten years.

If we leave go that muck up yon, it'll be like me dressin' for mass an' no rackin' down me hair, so it would.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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