Definition of Dunghill

1. Noun. A foul or degraded condition.

Generic synonyms: Unsanitariness



2. Noun. A heap of dung or refuse.
Exact synonyms: Midden, Muckheap, Muckhill
Generic synonyms: Agglomerate, Cumulation, Cumulus, Heap, Mound, Pile

Definition of Dunghill

1. n. A heap of dung.

Definition of Dunghill

1. Noun. A heap of dung, especially one for agricultural purposes; a muckheap, dungheap. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dunghill

1. a heap of manure [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dunghill

dungeon crawlers
dungeon master
dungeon masters
dungeoned
dungeoneer
dungeoneers
dungeonesque
dungeoning
dungeonlike
dungeonous
dungeons
dungfork
dungforks
dungheap
dungheaps
dunghill (current term)
dunghills
dungier
dungiest
dunging
dunglike
dungmere
dungmeres
dungmixen
dungmixens
dungs
dungy
dungyard
dungyards
dunite

Literary usage of Dunghill

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the ...by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1821)
"Too great a degree of fermentation is, however, very prejudicial to the composite manure in the dunghill; it is better that there should be no fermentation ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"... nor is it worth bestowing upon the poorest pilgrims : wherefore, when I am gone, I desire that you, Mr. Valiant, would bury it in a dunghill. ..."

3. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"soft state of the land or steepness of the ascent, then the dunghill should ... If the field hus a round-backed form, the dunghill should be placed on the ..."

4. Poems by Walter Malone (1904)
"THE dunghill AND THE MOON. SAID the Moon one night to the dunghill, "I am better by far than you, For I am the queen of the heavens, while you are the scum ..."

5. A Treatise of Agriculture by Adam Dickson (1762)
"STRAW is thrown below the cattle, and this is carried out along with the dung, and thrown upon the dunghill. On the dunghill is alfo thrown all the ..."

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