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Definition of "soilure" [soil•ure]

  • Soiling or the condition of being soiled. (noun)
  • A blot, stain, or smudge. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "soilure" in a sentence
  • "For a few years his power increased, without one base measure, without any soilure on the blazon of increasing prosperity."
  • "Then go all over the ham with a dull knife, scraping off every bit of removable grease or soilure."
  • "We see in all his private and political life "the soilure of his revolutionary origin," — proofs that he loved money and power far more than he loved honor, and himself far more than his country or mankind."