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- v. To make foul; befoul; soil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make foul; to soil; to defile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make foul; defile; soil.
- To scent.
From be- + ray (“to defile”), from Middle English rayen, an aphetic form of array. (Wiktionary)