muckheap


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muckheap

(ˈmʌkˌhiːp)
n
a dunghill
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Noun1.muckheap - a heap of dung or refuse
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
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muckheap

[ˈmʌkˌhiːp] Nestercolero m
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where the house stands like a fungus in a muckheap, chambers for men horses, oxen, and swine, cleansed and uncleansed, all contiguous to one another!
It's at this point that Mummy and Daddy feel the need to remind the feral children not to wave the card at the auctioneer to say 'hello', especially not when bidding on the combine is currently at PS38,000 I must admit I'm a bit of a 'farm sale novice' in terms of buying, I'm usually to be found in the group of 'wives/mummies' with several incontrollable children playing in the muckheap nearby.
The town's last pit, Prince of Wales ('Ponty Prince') closed only in 2002 after 122 years of output, and its mini-Alp muckheap still dominates the road to Castleford.
It is the BBC's - and therefore Pitman's - last National and, as he has quietly relinquished his on-screen presence with At The Races, the big day marks the end of a broadcasting career he has pursued since his riding days came to an end after a heart-to-heart with Fred Winter on the muckheap at Winter's yard in 1976.
When you consider what happened to Ammanati's fountain [which has been vandalised several times in recent years], if we didn't have this monitoring, the Loggia would be a muckheap full of disfigured statues.
As Bobby Gould was fond of saying: "It's a muckheap, but it's OUR muckheap." No more it seems.