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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Soil v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soiled p. pr. & vb. n. Soiling.]  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) 2.0

      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]