Examples of dung in a Sentence
researchers tracked the wild gorillas by following the piles of dung
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Without access to a basic cotton pad, women resort not only to rags, but sometimes ash, sawdust, newspaper, leaves, and even cow dung.
Holi is India’s festival of colors, when wood and dung cakes are burned in a bonfire to signify the victory of good over evil.
Here the scents are more domestic: parched cow dung, acrid but pleasant, and the sickly-sweet spice of chai, cooked on an open fire.
Armed with data from animal dung, bones, dental calculus, and plant remains, these researchers suggest herders mainly stuck close to and served the needs of specific urban areas, rather than migrating between far-flung cities.
The first couple of miles of the hike were remarkable, too, for the pungent, pervasive odor of cattle dung.
However, in urban parks, waterfowl populations tend to be large and feeding on land which results in larger amounts of feces being dropped on moist soil where the dung provides optimal breeding conditions.
The French Quarter Business Association is raising a stink about who's responsible for cleaning up mule dung in the French Quarter.
Tragically, the precious dung deposit caught fire in 1976.
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Origin and Etymology of dung
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of dung
before 12th century
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