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  • n. Mud.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See ooze.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete variant of ooze.

Etymologies

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Partly from Middle English woose, wose, woos, from Old English wōs ("juice, liquor, sap"); partly from Middle English wose, wase, from Old English wāse, wase ("mud, mire, marsh, slime"). Cognate with Low German wees ("wet, ooze, mire"), German Wasen ("sod, turf"), Icelandic veisa ("mire, bog"). More at ooze.

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