soilure

noun
soil·ure | \ˈsȯi(-ə)l-yər \

Definition of soilure 

1 : the act of soiling : the condition of being soiled

2 : stain, smudge

First Known Use of soilure

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for soilure

Middle English, from Anglo-French soilleure, from soiller to soil

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about soilure

Statistics for soilure

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for soilure

The first known use of soilure was in the 13th century

See more words from the same century

Comments on soilure

What made you want to look up soilure? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that holds something together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!