MUCK, noun [Latin mucus.]
1. Dung in a moist state, or a mass of dung and putrefied vegetable matter.
With fattening muck besmear the roots.
2. Something mean, vile or filthy.
To run a muck to run madly and attack all we meet.
Running a muck is a phrase derived from the Malays, (in whose language amock signified to kill, ) applied to desperate persons who
intoxicate themselves with opium and then arm themselves with a dagger and attempt to kill all they meet.
MUCK, verb transitive To manure with muck