from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Confused or muddled with drink; tipsy; maudlin.
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Walpole, who said, "If I drink more, I shall be 'muckibus!'?"
Hertford's, if she was not the best-humoured creature in the world, I should have made her angry: she said in a very vulgar accent, if she drank any more, she should be muckibus.