mud flap


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Recent Examples on the Web Nor do truckers find a lot of sympathy from state troopers, some of whom will ticket them for the slightest of violations, like missing reflective tape on a mud flap. Don Lee Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of mud flap

1944, in the meaning defined above

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14 Dec 2021

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“Mud flap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of mud flap

: a sheet of thin material that hangs behind a wheel of a vehicle and that stops mud and water from hitting the vehicle or other vehicles


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