Dunghill fowl
Dunghill Dung"hill`, n. 1. A heap of dung. [1913 Webster]

2. Any mean situation or condition; a vile abode. [1913 Webster]

He . . . lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill. -- 1. Sam. ii. 8. [1913 Webster]

{Dunghill fowl}, a domestic fowl of common breed. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dunghill — Dung hill , n. 1. A heap of dung. [1913 Webster] 2. Any mean situation or condition; a vile abode. [1913 Webster] He . . . lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill. 1. Sam. ii. 8. [1913 Webster] {Dunghill fowl}, a domestic fowl of common breed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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