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mud Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  2. noun slanderous remarks or charges
  3. verb soil with mud, muck, or mire
    muck; mire; muck up.
    • The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden
  4. verb plaster with mud
WordNet

Mud noun
Etymology
Akin to LG. mudde, D. modder, G. moder mold, OSw. modd mud, Sw. modder mother, Dan. mudder mud. Cf. Mother a scum on liquors.
Definitions
  1. Earth and water mixed so as to be soft and adhesive.
Mud transitive verb
Definitions
  1. To bury in mud. R. Shak.
  2. To make muddy or turbid. Shak.

Webster 1913