- To drag or trail through mud, water, etc.; draggle; bemire.
- Any identifying or distinguishing mark or characteristic:
- A mark of identification made on the ear of an animal to show ownership.
- To set aside for a specific purpose, use, recipient, etc.:
- To mark with an earmark.
- A work of fiction catering to popular taste
- Brilliance of success, reputation, etc.
- Showy or elaborate display.
- Acclamation, acclaim.