Manured
Manure Ma*nure" (m[.a]*n[=u]r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manured} (m[.a]*n[=u]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Manuring}.] [Contr, from OF. manuvrer, manovrer, to work with the hand, to cultivate by manual labor, F. man[oe]uvrer. See {Manual}, {Ure}, {Opera}, and cf. {Inure}.] 1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

To whom we gave the strand for to manure. --Surrey. [1913 Webster]

Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved; And with vain, outward things be no more moved. --Donne. [1913 Webster]

2. To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance. [1913 Webster]

The blood of English shall manure the ground. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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