or muc·luc, muck·luck
- a soft boot worn by Eskimos, often lined with fur and usually made of sealskin or reindeer skin.
- a similar boot with a soft sole, usually worn for lounging.
Origin of mukluk
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Historical Examples of muckluck
He reflected that he had never seen one that didn't, except Muckluck.
She ain't my Muckluck, and I don't believe she's a minx, not a little bit.
The Boy pulled off a muckluck and threw it half across the room.
"Oh no," said Muckluck soothingly, but her face belied her words.
Muckluck also turned to him now and then, and by-and-by she said: "I think he go."
- a soft boot, usually of sealskin, worn by the Inuit
Word Origin for mukluk
also mukluk, 1868, "sealskin, sealskin boots" from Eskimo maklak "large seal, sealskin." Meaning "canvas boots that resemble Eskimo ones" is from 1962.