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Origin of night soil
Words nearby night soil
Example sentences from the Web for night soil
The night-soil is removed daily by the Cairo road authorities and converted into manure.Turkish Prisoners in Egypt|Various
Into this the night-soil is poured from carts built for the purpose, until the receptacle is about two-thirds full.Cabbages and Cauliflowers: How to Grow Them|James John Howard Gregory
The manure sold under this name is a compound of night-soil with clay, charcoal, or gypsum, made into balls or cakes.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
A portion of night-soil, well incorporated with charcoal, is also very excellent.Parsons on the Rose|Samuel Browne Parsons