Definitions

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  • v. To soil or encumber with mire and dirt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To soil or encumber with mire and dirt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bedraggle; bemire; soil or encumber with mire and dirt.

Etymologies

be- + moil, from French mouiller to wet; but compare also Old English bimolen to soil, and English mole. (Wiktionary)

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  • "Art drooping under thy load, bemoiled with butcher's bills at home and ingots (not thine!) in the countinghouse?"
    Joyce, Ulysses, 14

    January 27, 2007