Also, Seoul will move to cut off its recent shipments of rice and manure to the North.
Much of what they like to eat is stuff we throw out anyway: wood chips, manure and trash.
A better way is not to keep land down in grass long at a time, and, when under the plow, manure thoroughly.
Let us, in the first place, clearly understand what we mean by a manure.
Immediately about the station and villages, where manure is available, the crops are good.
Pigeon dung is a manure which historically is of great importance.
Of course it may be said that the intrinsic worth of manure affects directly its market value.
A manure which has long been used and highly esteemed is soot.
This involves the hauling home of all the hay and grain, and the hauling out again of all manure,—no slight task.
Many prefer to use a top-dressing of manure, regardless of conditions.
c.1400, "to cultivate land," also "to hold property," from Anglo-French meynoverer, Old French manouvrer "to work with the hands, cultivate; carry out; make, produce," from Medieval Latin manuoperare (see maneuver (n.)). Sense of "work the earth" led to "put dung on the soil" (1590s) and to the current noun meaning "dung spread as fertilizer," which is first attested 1540s. Until late 18c., however, the verb still was used in a figurative sense of "to cultivate the mind, train the mental powers."
It is ... his own painfull study ... that manures and improves his ministeriall gifts. [Milton, 1641]Related: Manured; manuring.
"dung or compost used as fertilizer," 1540s, see manure (v.).