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muck

[ muhk ]
/ mʌk /
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noun
verb (used with object)
Verb Phrases
muck about / around Informal. to idle; waste time; loiter.
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Origin of muck

1200–50; Middle English muc, muk<Old Norse myki cow dung
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British Dictionary definitions for muck

muck
/ (mʌk) /

noun
verb (tr)

Word Origin for muck

C13: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse myki dung, Norwegian myk
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