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Page 27 of 44 for the letter M

mire, mire-bummer, mire-bumper, mire-deuk, mire-duck, mire-drum, mire-snipe, myre,
mire ['məiər]
n. A peat bog.

Compounds and phrases etc.

gamsmire I.: rubbish, idle talk
mire-bummer: the bittern
mire-deuk [I. -døk, -djuk, -djʌk, -dʒuk, -dʌk]: a wild duck, the mallard Anas platyrhynchos
mire-drum(mer): the bittern
mire-snipe: the common snipe
suckamire: I.Sh. a swamp
mirk, murk, mark, mirk-daurk, murk-daurk, mark-daurk, mirk-dark, murk-dark, mark-dark, mirken, murken, marken, mirkin, mirkenin, murkenin, markenin, mirknin, mirkinnen, mirknen, mirkie, mirky, murky, mirkle, mirkness, markness, mirksome, murksome, marksome, mirksim,
mirk [mɪrk, mʌrk, MN. mark]
n. Darkness, night. Gloom. The last stages of twilight.
adj. Dark, black, gloomy, obscure. Of weather: overcast, lowering, dull.
v. To darken, to overcast, to besmirch.

mirkie [mɪrke, mʌrke, MN. marke]
adj. Dark, dirty.

mirken ['mɪrkən, 'mʌrkən, MN. 'markən] I.Sh. mirker
v. To grow dark, darken

mirkenin ['mɪrknən, 'mʌrknən, MN. 'markənən]
n. Twilight, dusk.
v. To grow dark, to darken.

mirkle [mɪrkl, mʌrkl, MN. markl]
v. To grow dark.

Compounds and phrases etc.

mirkabrod: I.Sh. a patchy hill-mist
mirk-daurk: pitch-dark
mirkness: darkness, gloom
mirksome [-səm]: dark, gloomy, eerie
pick mirk: pitch-dark, pitch black
pit mirk: as dark as a pit
mirkie, mirky,
mirkie [mɪrke, mʌrke]
adj. Merry, cheerful, mischievous.
mirl, murl, murle, mirlock, murlack, mirlack, murlock, mirlocks, murlacks, mirlacks, murlocks, murly, murlie, mirly-tuck, mitlie-tuck, murly-tuck, mirlin, murlin,
mirl [mɪrl]
n. A crumb, a fragment.
dim. mirlock ['mɪrlək]
v. To rumble, pulverise, ruin, decay, moulder.

mirlin ['mɪrlɪn, 'mʌrlɪn]
n. A crumb, a fragment.

Compounds and phrases etc.

mirly tuck: oatcakes crumbled into milk
mirligaes, mirligoes, mirligos, mirligo,
mirligoes ['mɪrlɪgo:z]
n. Vertigo, dizziness.
mirr, mirrle, mirl, mirrel,
mirr [I. mɪr]
also I.Sh. mirrle
n. A vibration, a quivering. I.Sh.The shimmering of the air on a hot day.
v. To tingle, to quiver, to tremble.
mirran, mirrot,
mirran ['mɪrən]
n. A carrot.
Mirren, Merran, Mairn, Mairen, Mairon, Maron, Mern, Merren, Minnie, Minny, Mamie, Mamy, Maimie, Mammie, Mammy, Mem,
Mirren ['mɪrən]
also Mairen ['merən]
n. The personal name Marion or Marian.
dim. Minnie ['mɪni], Mamie [memɪ]
mirth [mɪrθ]
n. Mirth.
misbehave [mɪs bə'he:v]
v. To misbehave.
pt. pp. misbehaved

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