muck pile
muck pile muck" pile` (m[u^]k" p[imac]l`), n. 1. (Construction) The broken material at the face of a tunnel being bored, after being crushed by blasting. [RDH]

2. (Mining) Muck[5] that has been placed in a spoil area. [RDH]


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  • muck pile — Muck Muck, n. [Icel. myki; akin to D. m[ o]g. Cf. {Midden}.] 1. Dung in a moist state; manure. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp places and swamps. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything filthy or vile. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muck — Muck, n. [Icel. myki; akin to D. m[ o]g. Cf. {Midden}.] 1. Dung in a moist state; manure. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp places and swamps. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything filthy or vile. Spenser. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muck bar — Muck Muck, n. [Icel. myki; akin to D. m[ o]g. Cf. {Midden}.] 1. Dung in a moist state; manure. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp places and swamps. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything filthy or vile. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muck iron — Muck Muck, n. [Icel. myki; akin to D. m[ o]g. Cf. {Midden}.] 1. Dung in a moist state; manure. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp places and swamps. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything filthy or vile. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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