Ma·nur·ing n. The act of process of applying manure; also, the manure applied.
Ma·nure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manured p. pr. & vb. n. Manuring.]
1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture. [Obs.]
To whom we gave the strand for to manure. --Surrey.
Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved;
And with vain, outward things be no more moved. --Donne.
2. To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance.
The blood of English shall manure the ground. --Shak.