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dung


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ding  \Ding\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dinged},  {Dang}  (Obs.),  or 
  {Dung}  (Obs.);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Dinging}.]  [OE.  dingen, 
  dengen  akin  to  AS  dencgan  to  knock,  Icel.  dengja  to  beat 
  hammer,  Sw  d["a]nga,  G.  dengeln.] 
  1.  To  dash;  to  throw  violently.  [Obs.] 
 
  To  ding  the  book  a  coit's  distance  from  him 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  sound  or  ring. 
 
  {To  ding  anything  in  one's  ears},  to  impress  one  by  noisy 
  repetition,  as  if  by  hammering. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dung  \Dung\,  n.  [AS.  dung;  akin  to  G.  dung,  d["u]nger,  OHG. 
  tunga,  Sw  dynga  cf  Icel.  dyngja  heap,  Dan.  dynge,  MHG. 
  tunc  underground  dwelling  place  orig.,  covered  with  dung. 
  Cf  {Dingy}.] 
  The  excrement  of  an  animal.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dung  \Dung\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dunged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dunging}.] 
  1.  To  manure  with  dung.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  (Calico  Print.)  To  immerse  or  steep,  as  calico,  in  a  bath 
  of  hot  water  containing  cow  dung;  --  done  to  remove  the 
  superfluous  mordant. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dung  \Dung\,  v.  i. 
  To  void  excrement.  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dung 
  n  :  fecal  matter  of  animals  [syn:  {droppings},  {muck}] 
  v  1:  fertilize  or  dress  with  dung;  "you  must  dung  the  land" 
  2:  defecate,  used  of  an  animal 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dung 
  (1.)  Used  as  manure  (Luke  13:8);  collected  outside  the  city 
  walls  (Neh.  2:13).  Of  sacrifices,  burned  outside  the  camp  (Ex. 
  29:14;  Lev.  4:11;  8:17;  Num.  19:5).  To  be  "cast  out  as  dung,"  a 
  figurative  expression  (1  Kings  14:10;  2  Kings  9:37;  Jer.  8:2; 
  Ps  18:42),  meaning  to  be  rejected  as  unprofitable. 
 
  (2.)  Used  as  fuel,  a  substitute  for  firewood,  which  was  with 
  difficulty  procured  in  Syria,  Arabia,  and  Egypt  (Ezek.  4:12-15), 
  where  cows'  and  camels'  dung  is  used  to  the  present  day  for  this 
  purpose. 
 




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