the world of baseball, esp. in reference to the ups-and-downs of fandom
There is no joy in Mudville for the Chicago Cubs fans.
from E.L. Thayer poem Casey at the Bat
noun 1. a vent in the earth’s surface through which escaping gas and vapor issue, causing mud to boil and occasionally to overflow, forming a conical mound around the vent. noun 1. a cone-shaped mound formed from fine mud ejected, with gases and water, from hot springs, geysers, etc, in volcanic regions
noun, Chiefly North Midland and Western U.S. 1. any of several wasps, as the mud dauber, that construct a nest of mud.
[muhd-res-ling] /ˈmʌdˌrɛs lɪŋ/ noun 1. wrestling in an enclosure with a floor or base of wet mud, staged as a public display and competitive event.
[moo air, myoo] /ˈmu ˌɛər, ˈmyu/ noun 1. .