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soilure

[ soil-yer ]
/ ˈsɔɪl yər /
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noun
a stain.
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Origin of soilure

1250–1300; Middle English soylure<Old French soilleure, equivalent to soill(ier) (see soil2) + -eure (<Latin -ātūra;see -ate1, -ure)
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British Dictionary definitions for soilure

soilure
/ (ˈsɔɪljə) /

noun archaic
the act of soiling or the state of being soiled
a stain or blot

Word Origin for soilure

C13: from Old French soilleure, from soillier to soil ²
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