Muss, v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Mussed (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Mussing.] To disarrange, as clothing; to rumple.
Muss (?), n. [Cf. OF. mousche a
fly, also, the play called muss, fr. L. musca a fly.]
A scramble, as when small objects are thrown down, to be taken
by those who can seize them; a confused struggle.
Muss, n. A state of confusion or
disorder; -- prob. variant of mess, but influenced by
muss, a scramble. [Colloq. U.S.]
Muss, n. [Cf. OE. mus a mouse.
See Mouse.] A term of endearment. [Obs.] See
Mouse. B. Jonson.