Mud


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MUD

A municipal utility district, which is a political subdivision that administers utility-related services, sometimes requiring the issue of special assessment bonds.

Mud

A Dutch unit of volume equivalent to 100 liters. It was adopted in 1817, soon after the establishment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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We go across the level plain, twenty yoke of us, till we are unyoked again, and we graze while the big guns talk across the plain to some town with mud walls, and pieces of the wall fall out, and the dust goes up as though many cattle were coming home.
We took the sculls and tried to push the boat off the mud, and, in doing so, we broke one of the sculls.
jested an hussar whose prancing horse had splashed mud over some foot soldiers.
Now they knew why they lined their nests with mud, and when Mrs.
Finally we had the satisfaction of seeing the vessel rise out of the mud and float slowly upstream with the tide.
Even as she breathed a silent prayer of thanksgiving, she saw a sudden expression of triumph lighten the features of the cursing Russian, and at the same instant he dropped suddenly to the ground, grasping firmly upon something which wriggled through the mud toward the water.
Yellow Handkerchief kicked me spitefully in the ribs, and then the trio floundered back through the mud to the junk.
On frost and mud, if you will, but honestly on that;--On the reality and substance which nature gives us, not on the semblance, on the thing she has give another than us
Changing horses for the last time, we again began wading through the mud.
As he ran, he was splashed with mud even up to his cap.
And the mud of your Pool down there--does it not smell, or may I say 'stink, ha, ha'?
And this do I say also to the o'erthrowers of statues: It is certainly the greatest folly to throw salt into the sea, and statues into the mud.