be·​soil | \ bi-ˈsȯi(-ə)l, bē- \

Definition of besoil

: to make very dirty

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History and Etymology for besoil

Middle English besoilen, from be- + soilen to soil

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“Besoil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/besoil. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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