1. [syn: soiling, soilure, dirtying]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Soil \Soil\ (soil), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soiled (soild); p. pr.
& vb. n. Soiling.] [OF. saoler, saouler, to satiate, F.
so[^u]ler, L. satullare, fr. satullus, dim. of satur sated.
To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an inclosure,
with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of
sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the
effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food;
as, to soil a horse.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the act of soiling something [syn: soiling, soilure,