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Bemire definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEMI'RE, v.t. [be and mire.] To drag or incumber in the mire; to soil by passing through mud or dirty places.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!" [syn: dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire] [ant: clean, make clean]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: circa 1532 1. to soil with mud or dirt 2. to drag through or sink in mire

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 cover or stain with mud. 2 (in passive) be stuck in mud. Etymology: BE- + MIRE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bemire Be*mire", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bemired; p. pr. & vb. n. Bemiring.] To drag through, encumber with, or fix in, the mire; to soil by passing through mud or dirt. Bemired and benighted in the dog. --Burke.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Daggle, draggle, bedaggle, be-draggle, besmirch, mire, muddy, befoul, foul, dirty, soil.

Moby Thesaurus

begrime, bemud, besmoke, bog, bog down, dirt, dirty, dirty up, dust, grime, mire, muck, muck up, muddy, sink in, slime, smoke, soot, stodge



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