muckender

noun muck·en·der \ˈməkə̇ndə(r), ˈmu̇k-\

Definition of muckender

plural

-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  handkerchief

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Origin and Etymology of muckender

alteration of Middle English mokadour, probably from (assumed) Old Provençal mocador (whence Provençal moucadou), from Old Provençal mocar to blow or wipe the nose, from moc nasal mucus, from Latin mucus — more at mucus


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