Soil

10 Definitions of Soil

The meaning of the word soil, the definition of Soil:

n. - The upper stratum of the earth; the mold, or that compound substance which furnishes nutriment to plants, or which is particularly adapted to support and nourish them.

n. - Land; country.

n. - Dung; faeces; compost; manure; as, night soil.

n. - A marshy or miry place to which a hunted boar resorts for refuge; hence, a wet place, stream, or tract of water, sought for by other game, as deer.

n. - To make dirty or unclean on the surface; to foul; to dirty; to defile; as, to soil a garment with dust.

n. - To stain or mar, as with infamy or disgrace; to tarnish; to sully.

n. - That which soils or pollutes; a soiled place; spot; stain.

v. t. - To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an inclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food; as, to soil a horse.

v. t. - To enrich with soil or muck; to manure.

v. i. - To become soiled; as, light colors soil sooner than dark ones.


The word "soil" uses 4 letters: I L O S

Direct anagrams of soil:

oils silo soli

Words formed by adding one letter before or after soil, or to soil in any order:

b - boils   c - coils   d - diols idols lidos sloid soldi solid   e - solei   f - filos foils   k - kilos   m - limos milos moils smilo   n - linos lions loins noils   o - olios   p - polis spoil   r - loris roils   s - silos soils   t - toils   u - louis   v - viols  

Shorter words found within soil:

il is li lis lo oil os si so sol

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