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soil  

[1]  
      n  
1    the top layer of the land surface of the earth that is composed of disintegrated rock particles, humus, water, and air  
   See       zonal soil       azonal soil       intrazonal soil       horizon       4, 5  
  
Related adj  
    telluric  
2    a type of this material having specific characteristics  
loamy soil     
3    land, country, or region  
one's native soil     
4    the soil   life and work on a farm; land  
he belonged to the soil, as his forefathers had     
5    any place or thing encouraging growth or development  
     (C14: from Anglo-Norman, from Latin solium a seat, but confused with Latin solum the ground)  
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soil   [2]  
      vb  
1    to make or become dirty or stained  
2    tr   to pollute with sin or disgrace; sully; defile  
he soiled the family honour by his cowardice     
      n  
3    the state or result of soiling  
4    refuse, manure, or excrement  
     (C13: from Old French soillier to defile, from soil pigsty, probably from Latin sus a swine)  

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soil   [3]  
      vb   tr   to feed (livestock) freshly cut green fodder either to fatten or purge them  
     (C17: perhaps from obsolete vb (C16) soil to manure, from soil2 (n))  

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soil  

[1]  
      n  
1    clay, dirt, dust, earth, ground, loam  
2    country, land, region, terra firma  

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soil   [2]  
      vb   bedraggle, befoul, begrime, besmirch, defile, dirty, foul, maculate     (literary)   muddy, pollute, smear, smirch, spatter, spot, stain, sully, tarnish  

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n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')

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