the murk of a foggy night.
Archaic. dark; .
an archaic variant of murky
verb (transitive) (slang)
to murder (a person)
to defeat (a team) convincingly
c.1300, myrke, from Old Norse myrkr “darkness,” from Proto-Germanic *merkwjo- (cf. Old English mirce “murky, black, dark; murkiness, darkness,” Danish mǿrk “darkness,” Old Saxon mirki “dark”); cognate with Old Church Slavonic mraku, Serbo-Croatian mrak, Russian mrak “darkness;” Lithuanian merkti “shut the eyes, blink,” from PIE *mer- “to flicker” (see morn). Murk Monday was long the name in Scotland for the great solar eclipse of March 29, 1652 (April 8, New Style).
[mur-kee] /ˈmɜr ki/ adjective, murkier, murkiest. 1. dark, gloomy, and cheerless. 2. obscure or thick with mist, haze, etc., as the air. 3. vague; unclear; confused: a murky statement. /ˈmɜːkɪ/ adjective murkier, murkiest, mirkier, mirkiest 1. gloomy or dark 2. cloudy or impenetrable as with smoke or fog adj. mid-14c., from murk + -y (2). […]
[moo r-mahn] /mʊərˈmɑn/ noun 1. an Arctic coastal region in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Kola Peninsula. /ˈmʊəmən/ noun 1. a coastal region of NW Russia, in the north of the Kola Peninsula within the Arctic Circle, but ice-free
[moo r-mahnsk; Russian moor-muh nsk] /mʊərˈmɑnsk; Russian ˈmur mənsk/ noun 1. an ice-free seaport and railroad terminus in the NW Russian Federation, on the Murman Coast. /Russian ˈmurmənsk/ noun 1. a port in NW Russia, on the Kola Inlet of the Barents Sea: founded in 1915; the world’s largest town north of the Arctic Circle, […]
[mur-mer] /ˈmɜr mər/ noun 1. a low, continuous sound, as of a brook, the wind, or trees, or of low, indistinct voices. 2. a mumbled or private expression of discontent. 3. Also called heart murmur. Medicine/Medical. 4. Phonetics. a voice quality in which vibration of the vocal cords is accompanied by the escape of a […]