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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of soil.
  • adj. dirty

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having soil: used chiefly in composition: as, deep-soiled.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime


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  • From her eyes poured two black rivers, down her face, across her red lips and onto her thin soiled shirt.


  • Into this upscale tableaux strode five Baluch men in soiled and unpressed shalwar kameezes, wearing turbans and to­pees, with stacks of papers under their arms, including the issue of The Herald with the cover story on Gwadar.

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  • Two thousand dollars in soiled, sweat-stained fifties were clipped together in the bottom of my pack.


  • Patients, who [plantiffs 'attorneys] contend did not receive showers on a regular basis, walked around with catheters leaking and dragging on the ground, had wounds left untreated and were forced to sit in soiled bed sheets for hours or, in some cases, even days.

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  • Which is why every four years, we reach that part of the presidential campaign cycle where the family laundry comes tumbling out in soiled and smelly heaps.

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  • I remember listening to Sean Hannity and Mark Levin bashing true conservatives and libertarians for not wanting our name soiled any more by these pathetic wastes of human skin that call themselves 'Republican' and pretend to be conservative to get elected.

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  • As justice weaved a long road, along the way Craft has had her name soiled, her teaching job stripped, and her children taken from her custody.

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  • Why don't you go sleep with 9,124,531,572 people, including dead folks, grampas in soiled diapers, and babies wailing in the crib in your endless quest to fuck as many people as this hi-tech Mad Libs has prophecied?

    A Thought, Based On A Discussion With A Friend

  • (a) Those children who present themselves unwashed, or in soiled clothing.

    The Montessori Method

  • Death was preferable, in his view, to having such a name soiled in the haunts of jockeys and courtesans and usurers; and, keen as was the anguish which the conduct of the duke to his mother or himself had often occasioned him, it was sometimes equalled in degree by the sorrow and the shame which he endured when he heard of the name of Bellamont only in connection with some stratagem of the turf or some frantic revel.

    Tancred Or, The New Crusade


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