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Muck vs. Ruck

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Muck

Dirt, rubbish, or waste matter
I'll just clean the muck off the windscreen
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Ruck

A multitude; a throng.
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Muck

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
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Ruck

The undistinguished crowd or ordinary run of persons or things.
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Muck

Spread manure on (land)
Half the farm is mucked every year
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Ruck

People who are followers, not leaders.
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Muck

A moist sticky mixture, especially of mud and filth.
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Ruck

A play in rugby in which a mass of players gathers around a ball dropped by a tackled ball carrier, with each player attempting to gain possession of the ball by kicking it to a teammate.
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Muck

Moist farmyard dung; manure.
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Ruck

The mass of players during such a play. Also called loose scrum.
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Muck

Dark fertile soil containing decaying vegetable matter.
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Ruck

A crease or pucker, as in cloth.
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Muck

Something filthy or disgusting.
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Ruck

To make a fold in; crease.
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Muck

Earth, rocks, or clay excavated in mining.
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Ruck

To become creased.
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Muck

The pile of discarded cards, as in poker
Threw his hand into the muck.
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Ruck

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

To fertilize with manure or compost.
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Ruck

In Australian rules football
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Muck

To make dirty, especially with muck.
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Ruck

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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Muck

To remove muck or dirt from (a mine, for example).
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Ruck

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

To fold (one's hand) in a card game, especially by pushing one's cards away.
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Ruck

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

To muck one's hand in a card game.
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Ruck

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

Slimy mud, sludge.
The car was covered in muck from the rally race.
I need to clean the muck off my shirt.
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Ruck

(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.
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Muck

Soft (or slimy) manure.
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Ruck

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

Anything filthy or vile. Dirt; something that makes another thing dirty.
What's that green muck on the floor?
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Ruck

(colloquial) An argument or fight.
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Muck

Grub, slop, swill
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Ruck

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

Money.
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Ruck

A rucksack; a large backpack.
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Muck

(poker) The pile of discarded cards.
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Ruck

A small heifer.
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Muck

Heroin.
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Ruck

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

(slang) Semen.
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Ruck

To contest the possession of the ball in a ruck.
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Muck

To shovel muck.
We need to muck the stable before it gets too thick.
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Ruck

(transitive) To crease or fold.
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Muck

To manure with muck.
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Ruck

(intransitive) To become folded.
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Muck

To do a dirty job.
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Ruck

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

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

To carry a backpack while hiking or marching.
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Muck

To vomit.
Move out of the way, I think I'm gonna muck.
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Ruck

A roc.
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Muck

Abbreviation of Amuck.
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Ruck

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

Dung in a moist state; manure.
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Ruck

A heap; a rick.
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Muck

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

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

Anything filthy or vile.
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Ruck

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

Money; - in contempt.
The fatal muck we quarreled for.
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Ruck

To cower; to huddle together; to squat; to sit, as a hen on eggs.
The sheep that rouketh in the fold.
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Muck

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.
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Ruck

A crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things;
His brilliance raised him above the ruck
The children resembled a fairy herd
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Muck

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

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

To manure with muck.
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Ruck

Become wrinkled or drawn together;
Her lips puckered
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Muck

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.
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Muck

Any thick messy substance
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Muck

Fecal matter of animals
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Muck

Remove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine
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Muck

Spread manure, as for fertilization
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Muck

Soil with mud, muck, or mire;
The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden
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