Chiefly British. a person who gains a livelihood by searching for iron, coal, old ropes, etc., in or low tide.
Chiefly British Informal. a street urchin.
either of two black and white birds, Grallina cyanoleuca, of Australia, or G. bruijni, of New Guinea, that builds a large, nest.
verb (used without object)
to grub or play in .
(slang, rare) a street urchin
(formerly) one who made a living by picking up odds and ends in the mud of tidal rivers
(Austral, slang) a racehorse that runs well on a wet or muddy course
[muhd-luhmp] /ˈmʌdˌlʌmp/ noun 1. a small, short-lived island of clay or silt that forms within a river delta.
- Mud map
noun 1. (Austral, informal) a map drawn on the ground with a stick, or any other roughly drawn map
[muhd-min-oh] /ˈmʌdˌmɪn oʊ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) mudminnow (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mudminnows. 1. any of several small, carnivorous fishes of the genera Umbra and Novumbra, found in muddy streams and pools.
- Mud object oriented
games (MOO) One of the many MUD spin-offs (e.g. MUSH, MUSE, and MUX) created to diversify the realm of interactive text-based gaming. A MOO is similar to a MUSH in that the users themselves can create objects, rooms, and code to add to the environment. The most frequently used server software for running a MOO […]