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muck

[mək]
(civil engineering)
Rock or earth removed during excavation.
(geology)
Dark, finely divided, well-decomposed, organic matter intermixed with a high percentage of mineral matter, usually silt, forming a surface deposit in some poorly drained areas.
(mining engineering)

muck

1. An organic soil of very soft consistency; also called muck soil.
2. Material to be excavated; clay, dirt, loam, stone, etc.
3. The material so excavated.
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Mucky Pups on Crwys Road, Cardiff, held a doggy speed dating night where owners could bring their dogs along to |make friends MATTHEW HORWOOD
Mrs Couch, who owns two branches of Mucky Paws in Cardiff and Chepstow, and Wales' first Doggy Deli and Barkery in Cardiff, recently appeared on Britain's Flashiest Families on Channel 5 due to her obsession with spoiling her Maltese terrier Lucy, 14.
ego, in both its damaged, mucky form and its bandaged, glittery form, is what blocks our access to self-esteem -- to heart, to truth, to connection, to intimacy, to love -- every time.
Highlights of the conference included a day-long workshop for students hosted by representatives from some of Canada's major oil sands producers, a plenary address by process safety expert Richard Gowland of the European Process Safety Centre, and several well-attended field trips including a visit to Saskatoon's prized Canadian Light Source facility, and a mucky trip to tour the nearby potash mines.
Our decision to let everyone win a prize (on Mucky Dip) meant the day's fundraising cost us between pounds 15 and pounds 30.
The defeat of Wilton Herald was just about the only real shock in the event, but a leading contender emerged in the form of Don and Ger Buckley's Mucky Eamonn, a son of Derby winner Bexhill Eoin and Oaks heroine Sullane Sign.
The system features a round base/stake combination designed to keep decoys in motion with even a slight breeze, while still allowing hunters to use the support, even on frozen or mucky grounds.
Hosted by Mucky Mountains Morris group, based in St Helens, the annual event has come to Liverpool as part of the Capital of Culture celebrations.
The girl who strips off for lads' mags and wrote a mucky book about sexual fantasies now has the nerve to talk about her moral code.
This glues the soil together in a mucky mess, which gives players quite a workout.
Q:] You are playing golf, and your partner lashes a terrific eight-iron shot from about 100 yards out in mucky conditions, the shot of her life, and her ball just catches the fringe above the hole, and what appears to be a gust of wind nudges it just at the crucial second, and the ball heads straight for the hole, and is at most, like, 10 inches away, on a true line, as far as you can tell.
The Liberals have another ace up their mucky sleeves: legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide.