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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Filth \Filth\ (f[i^]lth), n. [OE. filthe, ful[eth]e, AS. f[=y]l[eth], fr. f[=u]l foul; akin to OHG. f[=u]lida. See Foul, and cf. File.] 1. Foul matter; anything that soils or defiles; dirt; nastiness. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything that sullies or defiles the moral character; corruption; pollution. [1913 Webster] To purify the soul from the dross and filth of sensual delights. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] Filth disease (Med.), a disease supposed to be due to pollution of the soil or water. [1913 Webster]