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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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Silently he drifted down the muddy waters of the Ugambi, occasionally dipping his paddle's blade gently into the current that he might guide his primitive craft to the vessel's side.
His eyes were yellow and muddy, as though Nature had run short on pigments and squeezed together the dregs of all her tubes.
The streets were full of people who had worked indoors all through the priceless day and had now come hungrily out to drink the muddy lees of it.
A Waggoner was once driving a heavy load along a very muddy way.
And here is a circular muddy mark, and here again upon the floor, and here again by the table.
We here had the four necessaries of life "en el campo," -- pasture for the horses, water (only a muddy puddle), meat and firewood.
Dawn was breaking when, without any warning whatsoever, Pinocchio found his path barred by a deep pool full of water the color of muddy coffee.
His clothes on the chair were wet through and his boots very muddy.
Many a shrewd one did I find: he veiled his countenance and made his water muddy, that no one might see therethrough and thereunder.
All the livelong day the search went on; upon the river, with barge and pole, and drag and net; upon the muddy and rushy shore, with jack-boots, hatchet, spade, rope, dogs, and all imaginable appliances.
The morning remained squally, and the streets were miserably muddy, but no rain fell as they walked towards the Iron Bridge.
To reach this place, the visitor has to penetrate through a maze of close, narrow, and muddy streets, thronged by the rougest and poorest of waterside people, and devoted to the traffic they may be supposed to occasion.