Desert warfare was, by definition, mobile warfare, the antithesis of the lethal attrition in the mire of the Western Front.
But she let us film her journey back from the mire of scandal and the brink of despair for OWN.
How the fetid goat and the swine wallowing in the mire speak to the lecherous man and the drunkard!
The men tugged at the rope, and the wagon was hauled out of the mire.
The daughter of a poor goatherd, whom I picked up from the mire, is now the premier pipe-filler of the Pasha of Salonica.
Toby stared at them both, wiping the mire from his face as he did so.
They spend whole days amusing themselves in the water, and sometimes even in the mire.
He chirruped and called them by name and they went plunging on through the mire.
He had expected, after being shaken violently, to be flung into the mire again.
The soldiers in the trenches were up to their knees in mire.
c.1300, from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse myrr "bog, swamp"), from Proto-Germanic *miuzja- (cf. Old English mos "bog, marsh"), from PIE *meus- "damp" (see moss).
c.1400, in figurative sense of "to involve in difficulties," from mire (n.). Literal sense is from 1550s. Related: Mired; miring.
Any of the test objects on the arm of a keratometer whose image, as reflected on the curved surface of the cornea, is used in calculating the amount of astigmatism.