verb (used with object)
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Origin of dung
OTHER WORDS FROM dungdungy, adjective
Words nearby dung
Example sentences from the Web for dung
They could wash off cow dung, forget a yell that had no meaning.Lillian Smith’s Bombshell Novel About Interracial Love|Nathaniel Rich|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Private parts, be they of ducks, damselflies or dung beetles, turn out to have evolved novel forms at breakneck speeds.Oh, if These Penises and Vaginas Could Talk: Genitalia as Tools, Toys, and Weapons|Menno Schilthuizen|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rhino tend to stick close to their “middens”—dung piles—and this predictably makes them even more vulnerable.Borana Joins the Fight to Save Kenya’s Rhinos…and Wants You to Help Too|Joanna Eede|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dung is to Ofili what beds are to Tracey Emin or formaldehyde is to Damien Hirst.
The man is uncivil and impolitic, rough-hewn enough for leather fringe and dung-crusted boots.
Bran or horse-dung inside was a good thing as a stop-gap, though it added not to the strength of the boiler.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.
Well rotten dung, which had been kept in the manure heap upwards of six months.
Pigeons' dung, according to Boussingault, contains 8·3 per cent of nitrogen, equivalent to 10·0 of ammonia.
They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for dung
- excrement, esp of animals; manure
- (as modifier)dung cart