mullock

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noun

mul·​lock
ˈmələk,
ˈmu̇l-
plural -s
1
chiefly dialectal British : rubbish, refuse, dirt
2
dialectal : a state of confusion : muddle, mess
3
Australia
a
: refuse earth or rock from a mine
b
: earth or rock bearing no gold

mullock

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verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s

intransitive verb

dialectal, British : to work in a slipshod way

transitive verb

dialectal, British : mess, waste, spoil

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English mullok, from mul, mol dust, dry mold

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“Mullock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mullock. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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