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dunghill

[ duhng-hil ]
/ ˈdʌŋˌhɪl /
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noun

a heap of dung.
a repugnantly filthy or degraded place, abode, or situation.

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Origin of dunghill

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at dung, hill
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British Dictionary definitions for dunghill

dunghill
/ (ˈdʌŋˌhɪl) /

noun

a heap of dung
a foul place, condition, or person
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