Definition of Muckheap

1. Noun. A heap of dung or refuse.

Exact synonyms: Dunghill, Midden, Muckhill
Generic synonyms: Agglomerate, Cumulation, Cumulus, Heap, Mound, Pile



Definition of Muckheap

1. a dunghill [n -S] - See also: dunghill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muckheap

mucked
mucked in
mucked up
muckender
muckenders
muckered
muckerer
muckerers
muckering
muckers
mucket
muckety-muck
muckety muck
muckety mucks
muckheap (current term)
muckheaps
muckhill
muckier
muckiest
muckily
muckiness
mucking
mucking in
mucking up
muckland
mucklands
muckle
muckled
muckles

Literary usage of Muckheap

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lancet (1898)
"In other words, the pathogenic germ requires, as in the case of certain other seeds, a muckheap for its growth. All efforts must consequently be made in two ..."

2. Works of Fisher Ames: With a Selection from His Speeches and Correspondence by Fisher Ames (1854)
"We flame, we soar on eagles' wings, as high as barn-door fowl, and, like them, we light to scratch again in the muckheap. Alter the Constitution; amend it, ..."

3. Aristophanes' Apology: Including a Transcript from Euripides Being the Last by Robert Browning (1875)
"The only drawback to which huge delight,— (He saw it, how he saw it, that calm cold Sagacity you call Euripides !) —Why, 'tis that, make a muckheap of a man ..."

4. The Lancet (1898)
"In other words, the pathogenic germ requires, as in the case of certain other seeds, a muckheap for its growth. All efforts must consequently be made in two ..."

5. Works of Fisher Ames: With a Selection from His Speeches and Correspondence by Fisher Ames (1854)
"We flame, we soar on eagles' wings, as high as barn-door fowl, and, like them, we light to scratch again in the muckheap. Alter the Constitution; amend it, ..."

6. Aristophanes' Apology: Including a Transcript from Euripides Being the Last by Robert Browning (1875)
"The only drawback to which huge delight,— (He saw it, how he saw it, that calm cold Sagacity you call Euripides !) —Why, 'tis that, make a muckheap of a man ..."

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