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Muddle

Original name of MDL.
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He was anxious not to get muddled and lose control of her head, because the compass-card swung far both ways, wriggling on the pivot, and sometimes seemed to whirl right round.
The repast of that hour was wanting in the inharmonious accompaniment with which Esther ordinarily enlivened their meals; for the effects of the powerful opiate the Doctor had administered still muddled her intellects.
The guests, scarcely less disturbed, were equally at a loss; and at length, with a variety of muttered, half-expressed condolences, and pieces of advice, rose to depart; being at the same time slightly muddled with liquor.
Sleary: a stout man as already mentioned, with one fixed eye, and one loose eye, a voice (if it can be called so) like the efforts of a broken old pair of bellows, a flabby surface, and a muddled head which was never sober and never drunk.
How the Circumlocution Office, in course of time, took up the business as if it were a bran new thing of yesterday, which had never been heard of before; muddled the business, addled the business, tossed the business in a wet blanket.
The doctor, who was universally considered one of the best-tempered creatures on earth, made this demand in such a dreadful tone of anger, that Giles and Brittles, who were considerably muddled by ale and excitement, stared at each other in a state of stupefaction.
Being known on her own authority as Miss Abbey Potterson, some water-side heads, which (like the water) were none of the clearest, harboured muddled notions that, because of her dignity and firmness, she was named after, or in some sort related to, the Abbey at Westminster.
Stay," he stopped them again, "you keep interrupting me, and my ideas get muddled.
It is a shame that the school is facing closure because of the council's muddled school re-organisation plans.
Speaking of getting words muddled up, here's Katie Price's ex, Dwight Yorke, recalling the good old days: "You have beautiful girls all around.
Speaking of getting words muddled up, here's Dwight Yorke recalling the good old days: "You have beautiful girls all around.
The Bailer: "Young, bold, and adventurous," this cocktail combines cherry and orange muddled with Fireball cinnamon whisky and ginger ale.