[muhm-buh l-tee-peg] /ˈmʌm bəl tiˌpɛg/
a children’s game played with a pocketknife, the object being to cause the blade to stick in the ground or a wooden surface by flipping the knife in a number of prescribed ways or from a number of prescribed positions.
(US) a game in which players throw a knife in various prescribed ways, the aim being to make the blade stick in the ground
boys’ knife-throwing game, 1650s, originally mumble-the-peg (1620s), of unknown signification and origin.
- Munoz marin
[moo-nyaws mah-reen] /muˈnyɔs mɑˈrin/ noun 1. Luis [lwees] /lwis/ (Show IPA), 1898–1980, Puerto Rican political leader: governor 1948–64.
[muh n-roh] /mənˈroʊ/ noun 1. Charles Edward, 1849–1938, U.S. chemist.
noun, Military. 1. the reinforcement of shock waves in the concave, hollow end of a shaped charge, producing a greater resultant wave and concentrating the explosion along the axis of the charge.
- Munro leaf
[leef] /lif/ noun 1. Munro [muhn-roh] /mʌnˈroʊ/ (Show IPA), 1905–76, U.S. author and illustrator of books for children. /liːf/ noun (pl) leaves (liːvz) 1. the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants, usually consisting of a flat green blade attached to the stem directly or by a stalk related adjectives foliar foliate 2. […]