verb (used with object), de·filed, de·fil·ing.
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verb (used without object), de·filed, de·fil·ing.
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Smoking, the statement suggests, will direct their actions, defile their bodies and “cost them” a great deal.
The defile of the Jordan, terminating in the awful depression of the Dead Sea, no doubt occurs to you on the moment.All Around the Moon|Jules Verne
A detachment of twenty men guarded the entrance to the defile.The Missouri Outlaws|Gustave Aimard
At that moment there came a flood of light into the defile, for the moon had risen overhead.Ted Strong's Motor Car|Edward C. Taylor