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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

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.
D. H. Lawrence

Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.
Ezra Pound

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

They think they can make fuel from horse manure - now, I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon, but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning.
Billie Holiday

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