from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Partial or total darkness; gloom.
- adj. Archaic Partially or totally dark; gloomy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Dark, murky
- n. Darkness, or a dark or gloomy environment.
- v. To make murky or be murky; to cloud or obscure, or to be clouded or obscured.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Dark; murky.
- n. Darkness; mirk.
- n. The refuse of fruit, after the juice has been expressed; marc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dark; obscure; gloomy.
- n. Gloom; darkness.
- To darken.
- n. Refuse or husks of fruit after the juice has been expressed; marc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make dark, dim, or gloomy
- n. an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
Middle English mirke, from Old Norse myrkr or Old English mirce.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)