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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Soil  \Soil\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Soiled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Soiling}.]  [OF.  saoler,  saouler  to  satiate,  F.  so[^u]ler, 
  L.  satullare  fr  satullus  dim.  of  satur  sated.  See 
  To  feed,  as  cattle  or  horses,  in  the  barn  or  an  inclosure, 
  with  fresh  grass  or  green  food  cut  for  them  instead  of 
  sending  them  out  to  pasture;  hence  (such  food  having  the 
  effect  of  purging  them),  to  purge  by  feeding  on  green  food; 
  as  to  soil  a  horse. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  soiled  or  likely  to  soil  with  dirt  or  grime;  "dirty  unswept 
  sidewalks";  "a  child  in  dirty  overalls";  "dirty  slums"; 
  "piles  of  dirty  dishes";  "put  his  dirty  feet  on  the 
  clean  sheet";  "wore  an  unclean  shirt";  "mining  is  a 
  dirty  job";  "Cinderella  did  the  dirty  work  while  her 
  sisters  preened  themselves"  [syn:  {dirty},  {unclean}] 
  [ant:  {clean}] 

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