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manure

MANU'RE, v.t. [L.manus, hand, and ouvrer, to work, L. operor.]

1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till.

[In this sense not now used.]

2. To apply to land any fertilizing matter, as dung, compost, ashes, lime, fish, or any vegetable or animal substance.

3. To fertilize; to enrich with nutritive substances.

The corps of half her senate

Manure the fields of Thessaly.

MANU'RE, n. Any matter which fertilizes land, as the contents of stables and barnyards, marl, ashes, fish, salt, and every kind of animal and vegetable substance applied to land, or capable of furnishing nutriment to plants.




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MANU'RE, v.t. [L.manus, hand, and ouvrer, to work, L. operor.]

1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till.

[In this sense not now used.]

2. To apply to land any fertilizing matter, as dung, compost, ashes, lime, fish, or any vegetable or animal substance.

3. To fertilize; to enrich with nutritive substances.

The corps of half her senate

Manure the fields of Thessaly.

MANU'RE, n. Any matter which fertilizes land, as the contents of stables and barnyards, marl, ashes, fish, salt, and every kind of animal and vegetable substance applied to land, or capable of furnishing nutriment to plants.


MA-NURE, n.

Any matter which fertilizes land, as the contents of stables and barn-yards, marl, ashes, fish, salt, and every kind of animal and vegetable substance applied to land, or capable of furnishing nutriment to plants.


MA-NURE, v.t. [Fr. manœuvrer, but in a different sense; Norm. mainoverer, to manure; main, L. manus, hand, and ouvrer, to work, L. operor.]

  1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till. Milton. [In this sense not now used.]
  2. To apply to land any fertilizing matter, as dung, compost, ashes, lime, fish, or any vegetable or animal substance.
  3. To fertilize; to enrich with nutritive substances. The corps of half her senate / Manure the fields of Thessaly. Addison.

Ma*nure"
  1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.

    [Obs.]

    To whom we gave the strand for to manure. Surrey.

    Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved;
    And with vain, outward things be no more moved.
    Donne.

  2. Any matter which makes land productive; a fertilizing substance, as the contents of stables and barnyards, dung, decaying animal or vegetable substances, etc.

    Dryden.
  3. To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance.

    The blood of English shall manure the ground. Shak.

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Manure

MANU'RE, verb transitive [Latin manus, hand, and ouvrer, to work, Latin operor.]

1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till.

[In this sense not now used.]

2. To apply to land any fertilizing matter, as dung, compost, ashes, lime, fish, or any vegetable or animal substance.

3. To fertilize; to enrich with nutritive substances.

The corps of half her senate

Manure the fields of Thessaly.

MANU'RE, noun Any matter which fertilizes land, as the contents of stables and barnyards, marl, ashes, fish, salt, and every kind of animal and vegetable substance applied to land, or capable of furnishing nutriment to plants.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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DETER, v.t. [L., to frighten.]

1. To discourage and stop by fear; to stop or prevent from acting or proceeding, by danger, difficulty or other consideration which disheartens, or countervails the motive for an act. We are often deterred from out duty by trivial difficulties. The state of the road or a cloudy sky may deter a man from undertaking a journey.

A million of frustrated hopes will not deter us from new experiments.

2. To prevent by prohibition or danger.

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