Definition of Befouls

1. Verb. (third-person singular of befoul) ¹



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Definition of Befouls

1. befoul [v] - See also: befoul

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Befouls

beforenamed
beforeness
beforestated
beforetime
befortune
befortuned
befortunes
befortuning
befoul
befouled
befouler
befoulers
befouling
befoulment
befoulments
befouls (current term)
beframe
befret
befrets
befretted
befretting
befriend
befriended
befriender
befrienders
befriending
befriendment
befriendments
befriends
befrill

Literary usage of Befouls

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1. Northern Mythology: Comprising the Principal Popular Traditionsand by Benjamin Thorpe (1851)
"The WERRE, who is at home in Voigtland, inspects, like Frau Holle, the spinners on Christmas eve, and, if all the distaffs are not spun off, befouls the ..."

2. The Treasury of Knowledge and Library Reference by Samuel Maunder (1853)
"IT'S A DIRTY BIRD THAT befouls ITS OWN NEST! This saying is from the Scotch, and it is said, takes its origin from the celebrated John Knox. ..."

3. Transactions of the Indiana State Medical Association by Indiana State Medical Association (1904)
"And the people must also learn that as it is a dirty bird that befouls its own nest, so also is that people dirty which befouls the streams. ..."

4. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Joseph Jacobs (1892)
"The more one grubs about in such matters, the more one befouls oneself. There are few without stain somewhere or other, but it is of little known people ..."

5. The Lancet (1898)
"These are emptied at intervals of from one to three days, but as most of them are not watertight a portion of their contents escapes into and befouls the ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1886)
"Others, in sympathy with that vandalism that befouls the fairest monuments of civilization, chip off convenient projections, and pencil their little names ..."

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