American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The excrement of animals.
- n. Manure.
- n. Something foul or abhorrent.
- v. To fertilize (land) with manure.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The excrement of animals; ordure; feces.
- To cover with dung; manure with or as with dung.
- In calico-printing, to immerse in a bath of cow-dung and warm water in order to remove the superfluous mordant.
- To void excrement.
- Preterit and past participle of ding.
- v. colloquial To discard (especially rubbish); to chuck out.
- v. obsolete Past participle of ding
- n. uncountable Manure; animal excrement.
- n. countable A type of manure, as from a particular species or type of animal.
- v. transitive To fertilize with dung.
- v. transitive, Calico printing To immerse or steep, as calico, in a bath of hot water containing cow dung, done to remove the superfluous mordant.
- v. intransitive To void excrement.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The excrement of an animal.
- v. To manure with dung.
- v. (Calico Print.) To immerse or steep, as calico, in a bath of hot water containing cow dung; -- done to remove the superfluous mordant.
- v. To void excrement.
- v. defecate; used of animals
- v. fertilize or dress with dung
- n. fecal matter of animals
- unknown (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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