Very muddy or boggy: the roads were miry in winter
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- Roads of a sort, fitfully maintained by statute-labour, existed in an arc from the Moray Firth to the central belt, but were often so primitive, rutted, or miry that they got worse as traffic increased.
- One cannot go to the mines at this time on account of the rising waters and because the routes are miry and submerged… Food is very expensive in this country.
- They kept arriving by land much faster than we could come by water; every moment increased the crowd, the jostling, the mutual clinging, on that miry foothold.
Words that rhyme with mirydiary, enquiry, expiry, fiery, friary, inquiry, priory, spiry, wiry
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