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Meaning of MUD

Pronunciation:  mud

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  slanderous remarks or charges
  2. [n]  water soaked soil; soft wet earth
  3. [v]  plaster with mud
  4. [v]  soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"

MUD is a 3 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: clay, mire, muck, muck up
 See Also: begrime, bemire, bleaching clay, bleaching earth, colly, daub, dirt, dirty, grime, mud pie, plaster, slander, soil, soil



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mud\, n. [Akin to LG. mudde, D. modder, G. moder mold, OSw.
    modd mud, Sw. modder mother, Dan. mudder mud. Cf. {Mother} a
    scum on liquors.]
    Earth and water mixed so as to be soft and adhesive.
    {Mud bass} (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish ({Acantharchum
       pomotis}) of the Eastern United States. It produces a deep
       grunting note.
    {Mud bath}, an immersion of the body, or some part of it, in
       mud charged with medicinal agents, as a remedy for
    {Mud boat}, a large flatboat used in deredging.
    {Mud cat}. See {Catfish}.
    {Mud crab} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several American marine
       crabs of the genus {Panopeus}.
    {Mud dab} (Zo["o]l.), the winter flounder. See {Flounder},
       and {Dab}.
    {Mud dauber} (Zo["o]l.), a mud wasp.
    {Mud devil} (Zo["o]l.), the fellbender.
    {Mud drum} (Steam Boilers), a drum beneath a boiler, into
       which sediment and mud in the water can settle for
    {Mud eel} (Zo["o]l.), a long, slender, aquatic amphibian
       ({Siren lacertina}), found in the Southern United States.
       It has persistent external gills and only the anterior
       pair of legs. See {Siren}.
    {Mud frog} (Zo["o]l.), a European frog ({Pelobates fuscus}).
    {Mud hen}. (Zo["o]l.)
    (a) The American coot ({Fulica Americana}).
    (b) The clapper rail.
    {Mud lark}, a person who cleans sewers, or delves in mud.
    {Mud minnow} (Zo["o]l.), any small American fresh-water fish
       of the genus {Umbra}, as {U. limi}. The genus is allied to
       the pickerels.
    {Mud plug}, a plug for stopping the mudhole of a boiler.
    {Mud puppy} (Zo["o]l.), the menobranchus.
    {Mud scow}, a heavy scow, used in dredging; a mud boat.
    {Mud turtle}, {Mud tortoise} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous
       species of fresh-water tortoises of the United States.
    {Mud wasp} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
       hymenopterous insects belonging to {Pep[ae]us}, and allied
       genera, which construct groups of mud cells, attached,
       side by side, to stones or to the woodwork of buildings,
       etc. The female places an egg in each cell, together with
       spiders or other insects, paralyzed by a sting, to serve
       as food for the larva. Called also {mud dauber}.
  2. \Mud\, v. t.
    1. To bury in mud. [R.] --Shak.
    2. To make muddy or turbid. --Shak.
Computing Dictionary

multi-user dimension or "Multi-User Domain". Originally "Multi-User Dungeon".

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing mud in your dream, suggests that you are involved in a messy and sticky situation. It also suggests that some internal cleansing is needed. Dreaming that you are walking in mud, suggests that you are feeling weighed down by a situation, problem, or relationship. Dreaming that mud has gotten on your clothing means that your reputation is being attacked and called into question. Consider the term "mud-slinging" to refer to some politicians.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Particles in siliciclastic sediment that are 0.0625 millimeters in size or smaller, according to the Udden-Wentworth scale. Particles classified as mud are often farther subdivided into silt and clay.
Thesaurus Terms
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