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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 
  {Satire}.] 
  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]: 
 
  soiled 
  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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