com·post /ˈkɑmˌpost, ||ˌpɑst/
1. A mixture; a compound. [R.]
A sad compost of more bitter than sweet. --Hammond.
2. Agric. A mixture for fertilizing land; esp., a composition of various substances (as muck, mold, lime, and stable manure) thoroughly mingled and decomposed, as in a compost heap.
And do not spread the compost on the weeds
To make them ranker. --Shak.
Com·post, v. t.
1. To manure with compost.
2. To mingle, as different fertilizing substances, in a mass where they will decompose and form into a compost.
n : a mixture of decaying vegetation and manure; used as a
v : convert to compost; "compost organic debris"