Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The addition of any substance to the soil to increase its fertility; fertilizing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of process of applying manure; also, the manure applied.

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  • verb Present participle of manure.

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Examples

  • P.S. -- Am I to suppose that you have abandoned the idea of manuring an acre of wheat for thirteen shillings?

    Essays in Natural History and Agriculture

  • The tribes who still retain the semblance of independence are forced to perform all the labor of the fields, such as manuring the land, weeding, reaping, building, making dams and canals, and at the same time to support themselves.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • GMOs are a product of “industrial agriculture” where farmers try to gain the greatest productivity and provide the cheapest food possible without the laborious practices of manuring soils, planting, fertilizing, weeding and harvesting crops.

    So What Passes for Food These Days?

  • GMOs are a product of “industrial agriculture” where farmers try to gain the greatest productivity and provide the cheapest food possible without the laborious practices of manuring soils, planting, fertilizing, weeding and harvesting crops.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • But clearing and green-manuring the rest of the area should get us off to a running start in the spring.

    Get set, go

  • GMOs are a product of “industrial agriculture” where farmers try to gain the greatest productivity and provide the cheapest food possible without the laborious practices of manuring soils, planting, fertilizing, weeding and harvesting crops.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • GMOs are a product of “industrial agriculture” where farmers try to gain the greatest productivity and provide the cheapest food possible without the laborious practices of manuring soils, planting, fertilizing, weeding and harvesting crops.

    So What Passes for Food These Days?

  • The secret, we found, lay in the heavy trampling and manuring of the ground during the pony sales.

    Wildwood

  • The secret, we found, lay in the heavy trampling and manuring of the ground during the pony sales.

    Wildwood

  • They participated in both paid and subsistence agricultural work: stone-picking, planting, manuring, weeding, and harvesting.

    Gutenber-e Help Page

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