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- n. friend
- n. friend or acquaintance
- n. A type of worker during the construction of the first Los Angeles Aqueduct, who took out debris.
- v. To scrape together (money, etc.) by mean labour or shifts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A term of reproach for a low or vulgar labor person.
- n. An excavating machine designed to remove particulate material from within a confined area, as in a tunnel or mine.
- transitive v. To scrape together, as money, by mean labor or shifts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who removes muck from stables, etc.
- To hoard up; heap.
- To make a mess or muddle of any business; muddle; fail.
- To be dirty or untidy.
- n. A heavy fall as in the mire or muck.
- n. In Germany, a person of canting and gloomy religious tendencies; specifically
- n. one of a sect accused of immoral practices, adherents of J. W. Ebel, a clergyman in Königsberg, Prussia, about 1810-39.
- n. A person lacking refinement; a coarse, rough person.
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