muck out

phrasal verb

mucked out; mucking out; mucks out
informal
: to clean (the place where a farm animal lives) : to remove animal waste and dirty hay, sawdust, etc., from (a place, such as a barn)
We went to the barn to muck out the stalls.

Examples of muck out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Firehouses were supplied with hay, feed and grain for the horses, whose stalls needed constant mucking out. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 24 June 2023 Neighbors grabbed shovels and came running; Gonzales and his son brought over the tractors that Gonzales usually uses to muck out paddocks. Brooke Jarvis, New York Times, 31 May 2023

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“Muck out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muck%20out. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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