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dung {{wikipedia}} pronunciation
  • /ˈdʌŋ/
  • {{rhymes}}
etymology 1 {{rfe}} Middle English, from Old English, from Proto-Germanic *dungō.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (uncountable) Manure; animal excrement.
    • 1605, , , act III, scene iv, line 129 Poor Tom, that eats the swimming frog, the toad, the todpole, the wall-newt, and the water; that in the fury of his heart, when the foul fiend rages, eats cow-dung for sallets; swallows the old rat and the ditch-dog; drinks the green mantle of the standing pool…
    • 1611, Authorized King James Version, Malachi 2:3 Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 4, page 496 The labourer at the dung cart is paid at 3d. or 4d. a day; and on one estate, Lullington, scattering dung is paid a 5d. the hundred heaps.
  2. (countable) A type of manure, as from a particular species or type of animal.
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (transitive) To fertilize with dung. {{rfquotek}}
  2. (transitive, calico printing) To immerse or steep, as calico, in a bath of hot water containing cow dung, done to remove the superfluous mordant.
  3. (intransitive) To void excrement.
etymology 2 See ding
verb: {{head}}
  1. (obsolete) past participle of ding
etymology 3 unknown
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) To discard (especially rubbish); to chuck out.

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Yonner etymology From the use of the Lancashire dialect terms "yon" and "yonder".
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (UK, slang, derogatory) An unsophisticated resident of the town of Oldham or its surrounding area. Now more widely applied to residents of any the satellite towns of Greater Manchester who speak with a broad Lancashire accent. A Lancashire hillbilly or bumpkin.

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