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mirk

 (mûrk)
n. & adj. Archaic
Variant of murk.

mirk

(mɜːk)
n
a variant spelling of murk1
ˈmirky adj
ˈmirkily adv
ˈmirkiness n

murk

(mɜrk)

n.
1. darkness; gloom.
adj.
2. Archaic. dark; murky.
[before 900; Middle English mirke, myrke < Old Norse myrkr dark, darkness]
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murk

also mirk
noun
A thick, heavy atmospheric condition offering reduced visibility because of the presence of suspended particles:
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They are, micht, nicht, lickt, weel, gane, ane, nane, stane, rowit, mirk, nocht, brocht, mair, sperit at, sair, hert.
"Pup-pup-pup" went a gun somewhere in the mirk ahead and suddenly and quite horribly the Vaterland lurched, and Bert and the sentinel were clinging to the rail for dear life.
CLASS 2: 1) Brynley Williams, Ysgeifiog, Jack, 15; 2) Aled Owen, Penyfed, Mirk, 18; 3) Jack Roberts, Bala, Shep, 22; 4) Emyr Roberts, Abergele, Sam, 28; 5) Pauline Thomas, Church Stretton, Peg, 31.
DMW also launched the third tower of Mirk Towers after the project reached 90 percent take-up of the units launched in November 2018.
Virgilijus Mirk?s, Head of Revolut Bank, notes that Lithuania is by far one of the most active markets in Revolut, and customers are always enthusiastically welcomed and tested by the company.
The reality of the virtual occasionally supersedes the monotony of teens' offscreen life, a point well illustrated by Eliza Mirk's dedication to her popular Web comic, Monstrous Sea.
Talking about the inspiration behind his winning painting Hyndland Road, he said: "The monumental form of Cottiers Theatre emerging from the winter mirk made for the archetypal Glasgow street image.
Oliver Pickering claims one of the many hybrid versions of Nine Points Best Pleasing to God as prose heightened with rhyme and assonance; Susan Powell supplements her edition of Mirk's Festial with additional historical and textual notes and Margaret Connolly, too, revisits earlier work, discussing Chapter AB from Contemplations of the Dread and Love of God, which circulated independently of and possibly existed before the main text.
Most places will start under a cover of cloud on Tuesday with early temperatures subdued by the mirk.
Both Mather and Mirk use their narratives to reconcile popular belief with Christianity, making supernatural agents the bearers, or inciters, of truth and the word of God.
For instance, John Mirk identifies this work as a point of distinction between priests and angels, noting that priests "shcal haue of Goddys 3yfte here in erjae Jaat he (3) af neuer angel in heven, Jaat is, to make Goddys body." (35) In the Festial, Mirk characterizes consecration as a "making" of the body of Christ: the "sacrament of Cristes body Jaat is makyd on Joe auter be vertu of Jae holy wordys Jaat Joe prest sayth jaer and be worchyng of Joe Holy Gost." (36) In Christ's institution of the sacrament, Mirk argues, Christ first made his own body, a power he gave to the disciples as well as to all priests: "bus he tok bredde and wyne and makyd hys owne flesse and blode ...