KJV Dictionary Definition: mire


MIRE, n. Deep mud; earth so wet and soft as to yield to the feet and to wheels.

MIRE, v.t. To plunge and fix in mire; to set or stall in mud. We say, a horse, an ox or a carriage is mired, when it has sunk deep into mud and its progress is stopped.

1. To soil or daub with mud or foul matter.

MIRE, v.i. To sink in mud, or to sink so deep as to be unable to move forward.

MIRE, n. An ant. See Pismire.