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Definition of Manure


  1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.
  2. To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance.
  3. Any matter which makes land productive; a fertilizing substance, as the contents of stables and barnyards, dung, decaying animal or vegetable substances, etc.

Manure Quotations

Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Francis Bacon

We need to respect the fact that cows are herbivores, and that does not mean feeding them corn and chicken manure.
Joel Salatin

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
J. Paul Getty

He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.

You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly.
Hank Williams
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Manure Translations

manure in Dutch is mest
manure in French is fumier, engrais
manure in Latin is fimus

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