Sometimes on the morrow of a rainy-day, a silk dress, mudded and wet, would be seen hanging out to dry upon this beam.
In that mudded and warworn army there was a fire no hardship could subdue.
To keep the cold and wind out, the cracks may be "mudded" up on the inside with clay or ordinary lime mortar.
But I think it is best to have at least one good log cabin well chinked, mudded and banked.
Hauled stone from bluff and put up fireplace and chimney, mudded up, etc.
The voice came from a mudded hollow, where a loaded cart stuck fast, an old horse and an old man striving with it in vain.
Cavalcades of mudded horses and riders traverse the camps and adjoining fields in various directions.
The big house and kitchen were thatched, and all the houses were mudded and white-washed with lime.
Then he came through the snow that was all squelched and mudded just about the forge, and leered at Sir Oliver.
Softly summing on a tin pan, with a mudded stick, the Indian sang a song.
mid-14c., cognate with and probably from Middle Low German mudde, Middle Dutch modde "thick mud," from Proto-Germanic *mud- from PIE *(s)meu-/*mu- [Buck], found in many words denoting "wet" or "dirty" (cf. Greek mydos "damp, moisture," Old Irish muad "cloud," Polish muł "slime," Sanskrit mutra- "urine," Avestan muthra- "excrement, filth"); related to German Schmutz "dirt," which also is used for "mud" in roads, etc., to avoid dreck, which originally meant "excrement." Welsh mwd is from English. Replaced native fen.
Meaning "lowest or worst of anything" is from 1580s. As a word for "coffee," it is hobo slang from 1925; as a word for "opium" from 1922. To throw or hurl mud "make disgraceful accusations" is from 1762. To say (one's) name is mud and mean "(one) is discredited" is first recorded 1823, from mud in obsolete sense of "a stupid twaddling fellow" (1708). Mud in your eye as a toast recorded from 1912, American English. Mud puppy "salamander" is from 1889, American English; mud bath is from 1798; mud pie is from 1788.