Definition of Mire. Meaning of Mire. Synonyms of Mire

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Definition of Mire

Mire
Mire Mire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mired; p. pr. & vb. n. Miring.] 1. To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud; as, to mire a horse or wagon. 2. To soil with mud or foul matter. Smirched thus and mired with infamy. --Shak.
Mire
Mire Mire, v. i. To stick in mire. --Shak.
Mire
Mire Mire, n. [AS. m[=i]re, m?re; akin to D. mier, Icel. maurr, Dan. myre, Sw. myra; cf. also Ir. moirbh, Gr. ?.] An ant. [Obs.] See Pismire.
Mire
Mire Mire, n. [OE. mire, myre; akin to Icel. m?rr swamp, Sw. myra marshy ground, and perh. to E. moss.] Deep mud; wet, spongy earth. --Chaucer. He his rider from the lofty steed Would have cast down and trod in dirty mire. --Spenser. Mire crow (Zo["o]l.), the pewit, or laughing gull. [Prov. Eng.] Mire drum, the European bittern. [Prov. Eng.]

Meaning of Mire from wikipedia

- A mire, peatland or quagmire is a wetland type, dominated by living peat-forming plants. Mires arise because of incomplete decomposition of organic matter...
- A mire is a kind of wetland. Mire or Miré may also refer to: Miré, a commune in France Mire Loch, a Scottish body of water Merxat or Mire, Chinese actor...
- Contracted from the term micro reciprocal degree, the mired is a unit of measurement used to express color temperature. It is given by the formula: M...
- Miral is a 2010 biographical political film directed by Julian Schnabel about the coming of age of a Palestinian girl named Miral who grows up in the...
- encode the semantic category of mirativity are called miratives (abbreviated MIR). DeLancey (1997) first promoted the mirative as a cross-linguistic category...
- main types of wetlands. Other names for bogs include mire, quagmire, and muskeg; alkaline mires are called fens. They are frequently covered in ericaceous...
- Sada Mire (born 1977) is a Swedish-Somali archaeologist, art historian and presenter who currently serves as ****istant professor at the faculty of archeology...
- O sa mirë is a Kosovar-Albanian television sitcom. It premiered on T HD, on October 7, 2013. The renewed series is produced by Gurmania J.S.C. and it airs...
- Kepler Mire The Kepler Mire, or Dismal Swamp east of Lake Manapouri, is the largest wetland in the Te Anau basin complex in New Zealand, covering more...
- Ismail Mire Elmi (Lasadar, Buhodle, (1878–1952) was a famous Somali poet and Dervish general. Ismail Mire International Airport is named after him. Africa...
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