the soil

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the soil

literary
: farming as a way of making a living
  • Her ancestors had felt a closeness to the soil.

Word by Word Definitions

soil play
  1. : to stain or defile morally : corrupt

  2. : to make unclean especially superficially : dirty

  3. : to blacken or taint (something, such as a person's reputation) by word or deed

  1. : soilage, stain

  2. : moral defilement : corruption

  3. : something that spoils or pollutes: such as

  1. : firm land : earth

  2. : the upper layer of earth that may be dug or plowed and in which plants grow

  3. : the superficial unconsolidated and usually weathered part of the mantle of a planet and especially of the earth

  1. : to feed (livestock) in the barn or an enclosure with fresh grass or green food


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