Desert warfare was, by definition, mobile warfare, the antithesis of the lethal attrition in the mire of the Western Front.
But she let us film her journey back from the mire of scandal and the brink of despair for OWN.
How the fetid goat and the swine wallowing in the mire speak to the lecherous man and the drunkard!
We found a good many dead, and several horses in the mire, but no wounded.
The daughter of a poor goatherd, whom I picked up from the mire, is now the premier pipe-filler of the Pasha of Salonica.
The stove, with its perspective all awry, was tame and precise, and in colour as dingy as mire.
They spend whole days amusing themselves in the water, and sometimes even in the mire.
And the sow that was washed, she went wallerin' in the mire, first chance she got.
He had expected, after being shaken violently, to be flung into the mire again.
And the whiter the soul that is dragged through that—that mire, the more the defilement.
c.1300, from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse myrr "bog, swamp"), from Proto-Germanic *miuzja- (cf. Old English mos "bog, marsh"), from PIE *meus- "damp" (see moss).
c.1400, in figurative sense of "to involve in difficulties," from mire (n.). Literal sense is from 1550s. Related: Mired; miring.
Any of the test objects on the arm of a keratometer whose image, as reflected on the curved surface of the cornea, is used in calculating the amount of astigmatism.