- 1A person who scavenges in river mud for objects of value.More example sentences
- The mudlarks and the River Police are thorough, unlike some.
- The floating fire was removed and a peasant mudlark called Osric was sent in to delve down in the nice warm water to see if there was anything left of the pots or just a soggy mass of clay in the bottom.
- Unlike the street-sellers, whose lives were solitary, the mudlarks formed organised communities.
- 1.1 • historical A scruffy or dirty child who spent most of the time on the street.More example sentences
- In London where I've lived and worked, the real mudlark, the historical one, was a child who lived in the gutter, as it were.
More definitions of mudlarkDefinition of mudlark in:
- The US English dictionary