dung (uncountable)

  1. Manure; animal excrement.
    • Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.  — Malichi 2:3.
    • 1605: Poor Tom, that eats the swimming frog, the toad, the todpole, the wall-newt, and the water; that in the fury of his heart, when the foul fiend rages, eats cow-dung for sallets; swallows the old rat and the ditch-dog; drinks the green mantle of the standing pool... — William Shakespeare, King Lear, Act III, Scene IV, line 129.
    • 1882: The labourer at the dung cart is paid at 3d. or 4d. a day; and on one estate, Lullington, scattering dung is paid a 5d. the hundred heaps. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, page 496.

4 letters in word "dung": D G N U.

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Words found within dung:

dug dun gnu gu gun nu ug un

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