muss

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English[edit]

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muss (third-person singular simple present musses, present participle mussing, simple past and past participle mussed)

  1. (transitive) to rumple, tousle or make (something) untidy
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Noun[edit]

muss (plural musses)

  1. a disorderly mess
  2. (obsolete) A scramble, as when small objects are thrown down, to be taken by those who can seize them; a confused struggle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Middle English mus (a mouse). See mouse.

Noun[edit]

muss (plural musses)

  1. (obsolete) A term of endearment.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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German[edit]

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muss

  1. First-person singular present of müssen.
  2. Third-person singular present of müssen.