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- adj. Of or pertaining to the nature of excrement.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to excrement; of the nature of excrement.
- Of the nature of a natural outgrowth or excrement.
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In the second is explained the whole doctrine of fevers, an account of certain matters relating to them being premised, such as excrementitious discharges, critical days, and other appearances, and concluding with certain symptoms which are the concomitants of fevers.
My dear departed and very heterosexual friend Norman Mailer (six marriages -- all to females) once called marriage an excrementitious union.
To these humours you may add serum, which is the matter of urine, and those excrementitious humours of the third concoction, sweat and tears.
Some divide them into profitable and excrementitious.
This whole country seems to be teeming with excrementitious gas bags in the guise of something ostensibly representing leaders , charged with the responsibility of upholding our constitution……..puke.
The Pythagoreans say, that the moon appears to us terraneous, by reason it is inhabited as our earth is, and in it there are animals of a larger size and plants of a rarer beauty than our globe affords; that the animals in their virtue and energy are fifteen degrees superior to ours; that they emit nothing excrementitious; and that the days are fifteen times longer.
True, it is somewhat excrementitious in its character, and there is no end to the heaps of liver, lights, and bowels, as if the globe were turned wrong side outward; but this suggests at least that Nature has some bowels, and there again is mother of humanity.
If you think I have an excrementitious intelligence run after Donovan and ask him to listen to you.
It is evidently a socially acceptable word that the OED defines as “excrementitious and decayed matter employed to fertilize the soil; manure.”
Oil, sweat, filth; or the sordes of the body: an excrementitious viscosity, the excrements of oil and other ointments used about the body, and mixed with the sordes of the body: all base and loathsome.
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