from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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)



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