Manures vs Manurey - What's the difference?

manures | manurey |


As a verb manures

is (manure).

As an adjective manurey is

covered in, or characteristic of, manure.

manures

English

Verb

(head)
  • (manure)
  • Anagrams

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    manure

    English

    Verb

    (manur)
  • To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.
  • * Surrey
  • to whom we gave the strand for to manure
  • * John Donne
  • Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved; / And with vain, outward things be no more moved.
  • To apply manure (as fertilizer or soil improver).
  • The farmer manured his fallow field.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The blood of English shall manure the ground.

    Derived terms

    * manurable

    See also

    * to fertilize

    Noun

  • Animal excrement, especially that of common domestic farm animals and when used as fertilizer. Generally speaking, from cows, horses, sheep, pigs and chickens.
  • * '>citation
  • 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.

    Derived terms

    * humanure

    See also

    * fertilizer * muck

    manurey

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Covered in, or characteristic of, manure.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=October 12, author=Robin Finn, title=Jumping Toward Her Own Turn in the Spotlight, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=“I was never competitive in the girly sense; I was a tomboy, on all the sports teams, and I started riding at 3 and kept on riding whatever pony my sister grew out of,” she says, trying to wrestle the muddy, possibly manurey football she found in her bed from the jaws of her bull terrier, Mabel. }}
  • * 2005 , J. P. S. Brown, Ladino (page 144)
  • The rainwater was accumulating in deep manurey puddles around the barn and stables.