Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to a dunghill; hence, mean; dirty; paltry.

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

  • adjective obsolete Pertaining to a dunghill; hence, mean; dirty; paltry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Pertaining to a dunghill; hence, mean; dirty; paltry.

Etymologies

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Latin sterquilinium a dung pit, from stercus dung.

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