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 for muck
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  muck \muck\, a.
     Like muck; mucky; also, used in collecting or distributing
     muck; as, a muck fork.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  muck \muck\, v. t.
     To manure with muck.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  muck \muck\, v. i. & t.
     To excavate and remove muck[5]. Often used with out, as, to
     muck out a round.
           . . . Inco is still much more advanced than other
           mining companies. He says that the LKAB mine in Sweden
           is the closest rival. He predicts that, by 2008, Inco
           can reach a new productivity plateau, doubling the
           current mining productivity from 3,350 tonnes to 6,350
           tonnes per person per year. Another aim is to triple
           the mine cycle rate (the time to drill, blast and muck
           a round) from one cycle to three complete cycles per 24

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Muck \Muck\ (m[u^]k), adv.
     Abbreviation of Amuck.
     [1913 Webster]
     To run a muck. See Amuck.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Muck \Muck\, n. [Icel. myki; akin to D. m["o]g. Cf. Midden.]
     1. Dung in a moist state; manure. --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp
        places and swamps.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. Anything filthy or vile. --Spenser.
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     4. Money; -- in contempt.
        [1913 Webster]
              The fatal muck we quarreled for.      --Beau. & Fl.
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     5. (Mining) The unwanted material, especially rock or soil,
        that must be excavated in order to reach the valuable ore;
        also, the unwanted material after being excavated or
        crushed by blasting, or after being removed to a waste
        pile. In the latter sense, also called a muck pile.
     Muck bar, bar iron which has been through the rolls only
     Muck iron, crude puddled iron ready for the squeezer or
        rollers. --Knight.
     muck pile see muck pile in the vocabulary.
        [1913 Webster +RDH]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any thick, viscous matter [syn: sludge, slime, goo,
           goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze]
      2: fecal matter of animals [syn: droppings, dung, muck]
      v 1: remove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine
      2: spread manure, as for fertilization [syn: manure, muck]
      3: soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt
         while playing ball in the garden" [syn: mire, muck,
         mud, muck up]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  129 Moby Thesaurus words for "muck":
     amble, ammonia, begrime, bemire, bemud, besmoke, bilge, bitch up,
     blow, blunder, bobble, bollix, botch, bugger up, bungle, carrion,
     castor-bean meal, clay, commercial fertilizer, compost, corruption,
     dandruff, debris, decay, destroy, dirt, dirty, dirty up, dressing,
     drift, droppings, dung, dust, enrichener, entangle, excrement,
     feculence, fertilizer, filth, fool around, foul matter, furfur,
     gangrene, garbage, glop, goo, gook, goop, grime, grind, grub,
     guano, gum up, gumbo, gunk, idle, junk, linger, litter, loiter,
     louse up, manure, mess, mess around, mess up, mire, mope, mosey,
     muck up, mucker, mucky, mucus, mud, muddle, muddy, murk,
     night soil, nitrate, nitrogen, obscenity, offal, ooze, ordure,
     organic fertilizer, perplex, phosphate, plod, pus, putrid matter,
     ravel, rot, rubbish, ruin, screw up, scum, scurf, scuz, sewage,
     slab, slave, slime, slip, slob, slog, slop, slosh, sludge, slum,
     slush, smirch, smoke, smooch, smudge, smut, snarl, snot, soot,
     sordes, splosh, squash, stroll, superphosphate, swill, tangle,
     toil, trash, waste, waste time, wreck

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

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