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muddy


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Muddy  \Mud"dy\,  a.  [Compar.  {Muddier};  superl.  {Muddiest}.] 
  1.  Abounding  in  mud;  besmeared  or  dashed  with  mud;  as  a 
  muddy  road  or  path;  muddy  boots. 
 
  2.  Turbid  with  mud;  as  muddy  water. 
 
  3.  Consisting  of  mud  or  earth;  gross;  impure. 
 
  This  muddy  vesture  of  decay.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  Confused,  as  if  turbid  with  mud;  cloudy  in  mind;  dull; 
  stupid;  also  immethodical;  incoherent;  vague. 
 
  Cold  hearts  and  muddy  understandings.  --Burke. 
 
  Dost  think  I  am  so  muddy,  so  unsettled.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  Not  clear  or  bright.  --Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Muddy  \Mud"dy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Muddied};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Muddying}.] 
  1.  To  soil  with  mud;  to  dirty;  to  render  turbid. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  To  cloud;  to  make  dull  or  heavy.  --Grew. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  muddy 
  adj  1:  (of  soil)  soft  and  watery;  "the  ground  was  boggy  under 
  foot";  "a  marshy  coastline";  "miry  roads";  "wet  mucky 
  lowland";  "muddy  barnyard";  "quaggy  terrain";  "the 
  sloughy  edge  of  the  pond";  "swampy  bayous"  [syn:  {boggy}, 
  {marshy},  {miry},  {mucky},  {quaggy},  {sloughy},  {swampy}] 
  2:  dirty  and  messy;  covered  with  mud  or  muck;  "muddy  boots";  "a 
  mucky  stable"  [syn:  {mucky}] 
  3:  (of  color)  discolored  by  impurities;  not  bright  and  clear; 
  dirty"  is  often  used  in  combination;  "a  dirty  (or  dingy) 
  white";  "the  muddied  gray  of  the  sea";  "muddy  colors"; 
  "dirty-green  walls";  "dirty-blonde  hair"  [syn:  {dirty},  {dingy}, 
  {muddied}] 
  4:  (of  especially  liquids)  clouded  as  with  sediment;  "a  cloudy 
  liquid";  "muddy  coffee";  "murky  waters"  [syn:  {cloudy},  {mirky}, 
  {murky},  {turbid}] 
  v  1:  dirty  with  mud  [syn:  {muddy  up}] 
  2:  cause  to  become  muddy;  "These  data  would  have  muddied  the 
  prediction" 
  3:  make  turbid;  "muddy  the  water" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Muddy,  IL  (village,  FIPS  51271) 
  Location:  37.76497  N,  88.51676  W 
  Population  (1990):  87  (47  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Muddy,  MT  (CDP,  FIPS  52315) 
  Location:  45.59004  N,  106.79474  W 
  Population  (1990):  387  (124  housing  units) 
  Area:  73.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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