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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mire /ˈmaɪr/
 泥沼,泥濘(vt.)使陷于泥濘,使陷入困境(vi.)掉進泥坑

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mire /ˈmaɪ(ə)r/ 名詞
 蟄毛

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mire n.  An ant. [Obs.] See Pismire.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mire, n.  Deep mud; wet, spongy earth.
 He his rider from the lofty steed
 Would have cast down and trod in dirty mire.   --Spenser.
 Mire crow Zool., the pewit, or laughing gull. [Prov. Eng.]
 Mire drum, the European bittern. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mired p. pr. & vb. n. Miring.]
 1. To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud; as, to mire a horse or wagon.
 3. To soil with mud or foul matter.
    Smirched thus and mired with infamy.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mire, v. i. To stick in mire.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mire
      n : a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot [syn:
           quagmire, quag, morass]
      v 1: entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past" [syn: entangle]
      2: cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
         [syn: bog down]
      3: be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
         [syn: grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down]
      4: soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt
         while playing ball in the garden" [syn: muck, mud, muck
         up]