PRIMARY SOURCES: More Weird and Wonderful Words, Erin McKean, 2003; Forgotten English 2006 desktop calendar, Jeffrey Kacirk;
Common Phrases, J. Mordock & Myron Korach, 2001; The Dictionary of Cliches, James Rogers, 1985; The American Heritage Dictionary
Saturday, January 20, 2007
This is a lost word used back in the 15 - 1600s. It means in the dark. As in: I stumbled murklins through the garage trying to find the light switch.