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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Foul v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fouled p. pr. & vb. n. Fouling.]
 1. To make filthy; to defile; to daub; to dirty; to soil; as, to foul the face or hands with mire.
 2. Mil. To incrust (the bore of a gun) with burnt powder in the process of firing.
 3. To cover (a ship's bottom) with anything that impered its sailing; as, a bottom fouled with barnacles.
 4. To entangle, so as to impede motion; as, to foul a rope or cable in paying it out; to come into collision with; as, one boat fouled the other in a race.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: made dirty or foul; "a building befouled with soot";
             "breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot"
             [syn: befouled]
      2: especially of a ship's lines etc; "with its sails afoul"; "a
         foul anchor" [syn: afoul(ip), foul]