mullock

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Rubbish; refuse; dirt; dung.
  • n. In mining, rubbish; attle; mining refuse; that which remains after the ore has been separated.
  • n. A blundered piece of business; a mull or mess.
  • n. The stump of a tree.
  • v. To work on in a blundering, untidy, or unsatisfactory way; half do (a thing); spoil; botch.

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The word 'mullock' comes from 'mull', dirt: see also Scots 'mulloch', "crumb".