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mud / məd/ • n. soft, sticky matter resulting from the mixing of earth and water. ∎ fig. information or allegations regarded as damaging, typically concerned with corruption: they are trying to sling mud at me to cover up their defeat. PHRASES: as clear as mud inf. not at all easy to understand. drag someone through the mud slander or denigrate someone publicly. here's mud in your eye! chiefly Brit., inf. used to express friendly feelings toward one's companions before drinking. one's name is mud inf. one is in disgrace or unpopular: if you forget their birthdays, your name is mud.

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MUD

MUD / məd/ • n. a computer-based text or virtual reality game that several players play at the same time, interacting with each other as well as with characters controlled by the computer.

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mud XIV. prob. — MLG. mudde, MHG. mot (G. dial. mott) bog, bog-earth, peat.
Hence muddy XVI. mudlark grubber or worker in dirty places. XVIII. joc. formation after skylark.

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mudblood, bud, crud, cud, dud, flood, Judd, mud, rudd, scud, spud, stud, sudd, thud •redbud • lifeblood •stick-in-the-mud

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Mud

Mud (mʌd) Computing multi-user dungeon

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