Manures vs Manurers - What's the difference?
As a verb manures
As a noun manurers is
To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.
* John Donne
- to whom we gave the strand for to manure
To apply manure (as fertilizer or soil improver).
- Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved; / And with vain, outward things be no more moved.
- The farmer manured his fallow field.
- The blood of English shall manure the ground.
* to fertilize
Animal excrement, especially that of common domestic farm animals and when used as fertilizer. Generally speaking, from cows, horses, sheep, pigs and chickens.
Any fertilizing substance, whether of animal origin or not.
* Sir Humphry Davy
- Malt dust consists chiefly of the infant radicle separated from the grain. I have never made any experiment upon this manure ; but there is great reason to suppose it must contain saccharine matter; and this will account for its powerful effects.