Defiled
Defile \De*file"\ (d[-e]*f[imac]l"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Defiled} (d[-e]*f[imac]ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Defiling}.] [F. d['e]filer; pref. d['e]-, for des- (L. dis-) + file a row or line. See {File} a row.] To march off in a line, file by file; to file off. [1913 Webster]

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  • defiled — adj. 1. morally blemished. [archaic] Syn: maculate. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Religion) ritually unclean. Opposite of {clean}. Syn: unclean, impure. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defiled — index sordid, tainted (contaminated) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • defiled — [adj] corrupted, violated besmirched, common, cooked, desecrated, dirty, dishonored, exposed, impure, mucked up*, polluted, profaned, ravished, spoilt, tainted, trashed*, unclean, vitiated; concept 570 Ant. clean, cleansed, hallowed, honorable,… …   New thesaurus

  • defiled — adj. desecrated; made morally offensive or impure; made unclean, made foul or dirty; having the purity corrupted (e.g., A defiled church ) de·file || diːfaɪl n. narrow passage between mountains v. soil, pollute; desecrate; rape; violate; march …   English contemporary dictionary

  • defiled — un·defiled; …   English syllables

  • defiled — adjective impure; dirty …   Wiktionary

  • defiled — fielded …   Anagrams dictionary

  • defiled —   Haumia, hawa, paumā ele, hau eka, hauka e …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • defiled — adjective morally blemished; stained or impure • Syn: ↑maculate • Similar to: ↑impure …   Useful english dictionary

  • he that touches pitch shall be defiled — Cf. APOCRYPHA Ecclesiasticus xiii. 1 (AV) He that toucheth pitch, shall be defiled therewith. 1303 R. BRUNNE Handlyng Synne (EETS) 1. 6578 Who so handlyth pycche wellyng hote, He shalhaue fylthe therof sumdeyl [in some degree]. 1578 LYLY Euphues… …   Proverbs new dictionary

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