The symptoms which induce women to seek medical aid are haemorrhage, foetid discharge, and later pain and cachexia.
It is like coming out of a foetid cave into the evening sunshine.
Orifice of coxal gland situated just behind that of the foetid gland.
Their clothes and their letters reek with the foetid secretion of the musk deer.
Smell not so foetid as in type; s. yellowish and mottled inside.
If we fail, then death is preferable to life in this foetid pit, chained up and treated like dogs.
The high society that could welcome its foetid pages was already ripe for the horrors of the Revolution.
A damp, foetid smell, suggestive of the rottenness of decay, assailed my nostrils and made me sneeze.
Also the stench was so dreadful that we must bind linen about our nostrils to strain the foetid air.
The sulphurated hydrogen gas was called hepatic air by former chemists, or foetid air from sulphur, by Mr Scheele.
early 15c., from Latin fetidus (commonly, but incorrectly, foetidus) "stinking," from fetere "have a bad smell, stink." Perhaps connected with fimus "dung," or with fumus "smoke."
fetid fet·id (fět'ĭd, fē'tĭd)
Having an offensive odor.