Definition of mud:
slime, bungle, mishandle, alluvia, grind to a halt, corpse, percolation, ooze, foul up, manure, muck up, bodge, viscidity, earth, spoil, bobble, botch up, brick, silt, bog, screw up, louse up, blow, stickiness, guck, cement, barrage, loam, board, ground, clay, cadaver, fumble, ball up, swamp, clod, remains, axle grease, sludge, bemire, grit, botch, bollocks up, clayeyness, the Great Compromiser, bog down, muck, uproar, bumble, recrimination, bollocks, stiff, caulk, condemnation, faultfinding, bashing, clean, marsh, criticism, muff, mess up, soup, dust, bitumen, disapproval, filth, brownstone, bollix up, aggregate, hardpan, turbidity, fluff, adobe, asbestos, entangle, dirt, censure, get stuck, slush, slop, muddy, muddiness, flub, alluvium, mire, slush, bemire, bollix, boarding.
- "Left Guard Gilbert", Ralph Henry Barbour.
Then the fish put its head out of the water and said, " As thou hast helped me out of the mud I will give thee a flute; when thou art in any need, play on it, and then I will help thee, and if ever thou lettest anything fall in the water, just play and I will reach it out to thee."- "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
I took between both of mine his hand, covered with mud and blood and smoke of battle, and told him I was not only going to stay with them, but was going to send him back to his regiment, with a lot more who were lying around here doing nothing, when there was so much fighting to be done; I had come on purpose to make them well, and they might make up their minds to it.- "Half a Century", Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm.