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Muck vs. Ruck

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Mucknoun

Slimy mud.

‘The car was covered in muck from the rally race.’; ‘I need to clean the muck off my shirt.’;

Rucknoun

A throng or crowd of people or things; a mass, a pack.

Mucknoun

Soft or slimy manure.

Rucknoun

In Australian rules football

Mucknoun

dirt; something that makes another thing dirty.

‘What's that green muck on the floor?’;

Rucknoun

A contest in games in which the ball is thrown or bounced in the air and two players from opposing teams attempt to give their team an advantage, typically by tapping the ball to a teammate.

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Mucknoun

Anything filthy or vile.

Rucknoun

A player who competes in said contests; a ruckman or ruckwoman.

Mucknoun

money

Rucknoun

Either of a ruckman or a ruck rover, but not a rover.

Muckverb

To shovel muck.

‘We need to muck the stable before it gets too thick.’;

Rucknoun

Any one of a ruckman, a ruck rover or a rover; a follower.

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Muckverb

To manure with muck.

Rucknoun

(rugby union) The situation formed when a player carrying the ball is brought to the ground and one or more members of each side are engaged above the ball, trying to win possession of it; a loose scrum.

Muckverb

To do a dirty job.

Rucknoun

The common mass of people or things; the ordinary ranks.

Muckverb

To pass, to fold without showing one's cards, often done when a better hand has already been revealed.

Rucknoun

A crease, a wrinkle, a pucker, as on fabric.

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Muckadverb

Abbreviation of Amuck.

Rucknoun

A rucksack; a large backpack.

Mucknoun

Dung in a moist state; manure.

Rucknoun

A small heifer.

Mucknoun

Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp places and swamps.

Ruckverb

To act as a ruck in a stoppage in Australian rules football.

Mucknoun

Anything filthy or vile.

Ruckverb

To contest the possession of the ball in a ruck.

Mucknoun

Money; - in contempt.

‘The fatal muck we quarreled for.’;

Ruckverb

(transitive) To crease or fold.

Mucknoun

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.

Ruckverb

(intransitive) To become folded.

Muckadjective

Like muck; mucky; also, used in collecting or distributing muck; as, a muck fork.

Ruckverb

To cower or huddle together; to squat; to sit, as a hen on eggs.

Muckverb

To manure with muck.

Ruckverb

To carry a backpack while hiking or marching.

Muckverb

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 hours.’;

Rucknoun

A roc.

Mucknoun

any thick messy substance

Rucknoun

A wrinkle or crease in a piece of cloth, or in needlework.

Mucknoun

fecal matter of animals

Rucknoun

A heap; a rick.

Muckverb

remove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine

Rucknoun

The common sort, whether persons or things; as, the ruck in a horse race.

‘The ruck in society as a whole.’;

Muckverb

spread manure, as for fertilization

Ruckverb

To draw into wrinkles or unsightly folds; to crease; as, to ruck up a carpet.

Muckverb

soil with mud, muck, or mire;

‘The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden’;

Ruckverb

To cower; to huddle together; to squat; to sit, as a hen on eggs.

‘The sheep that rouketh in the fold.’;

Mucknoun

dirt, rubbish, or waste matter

‘I'll just clean the muck off the windscreen’;

Rucknoun

a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things;

‘his brilliance raised him above the ruck’; ‘the children resembled a fairy herd’;

Mucknoun

farmyard manure, widely used as fertilizer

‘he was covered in cow muck and mud’;

Rucknoun

an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

Mucknoun

something regarded as distasteful, unpleasant, or of poor quality

‘why do you let her read this muck?’;

Ruckverb

become wrinkled or drawn together;

‘her lips puckered’;

Muckverb

remove manure and other dirt from a horse's stable or other animal's dwelling

‘I was mucking out some of the dirtiest piggeries I had ever seen’;

Muckverb

spread manure on (land)

‘half the farm is mucked every year’;

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