Manurable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Manurable Capable of cultivation.
    • Manurable Capable of receiving a fertilizing substance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Bernd Eilts, a German artist, turns dried cow manure into wall clocks and small sculptures. He is now expanding his business to include cow dung wrist watches
    • manurable That may be cultivated; cultivable.
    • manurable That may be manured, or enriched by manure; capable of fertilization.
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Quotations

  • Ezra Pound
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    “Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.”
  • D. H. Lawrence
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    “The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.”
  • J. Paul Getty
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    “Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.”
  • Jr. Murchison
    Jr. Murchison
    “Money is like manure. If you spread it around it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place it stinks like hell.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
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    “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.”

Usage

In literature:

The manure pile of the stable or alley should also be properly covered and cared for.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Besides the fallow, they manure for wheat.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney
If the leaves look yellow at any time, they may need water or a little manure water.
"Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses" by M. G. Kains
The eggs are usually laid and the grub developed in a manure pile or some mass of garbage or other filth.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
A bank of earth, or manure, may be thrown around the outside of the frame to keep it snug and warm.
"Your Plants" by James Sheehan
After the manure had been carried out and spread, Edward and Humphrey helped Jacob to dig the ground, and then to put in the seed.
"The Children of the New Forest" by Captain Marryat
It is not within the scope of this article to notice the evil the neglect to save manure works to the farm and the farmer.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
The arable lands are of course carefully manured because the soil at its best is none too good and would soon exhaust it.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
That he gets more manure, especially liquid manure.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
They cultivate it year after year, without manure, for many years.
"Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680" by Jasper Danckaerts
When Mildred reached the mill, she found Pastor Dendel there, talking with her father about sending some manure to his land.
"The Settlers at Home" by Harriet Martineau
Improved machinery, chemical manures, and all such matters would soon be supplied by the Commune.
"The Conquest of Bread" by Peter Kropotkin
If you do, place some of them with some fresh manure in a glass jar and see what becomes of them.
"An Elementary Study of Insects" by Leonard Haseman
The other seems to thrive best when heavily manured.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
Unless a good deal of manure is available this is the course to follow, even in the case of irrigated land.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
The Sarki told him, and said that the land here was as rich as manure.
"Blind Man's Lantern" by Allen Kim Lang
For that reason I put the manure pile in the first paragraph of my praise of gardens in the spring.
"Penguin Persons & Peppermints" by Walter Prichard Eaton
In the first turning of the manure, about one part of soil is used to eight or nine parts of manure.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Manufacture of Chemical Manures.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The effect of this manure is incredibly rapid.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
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In poetry:

Sow to the ploughing guns
Seed of your splendid sons.
Let your heroic slain
Richly manure the plain.
What will the harvest be?
Unborn of Unborn will see. . . .
"Don't Cheer" by Robert W Service
If there were salvia-savage bolshevists
To burn the world back to manure-good ash.
Wouldn't I stick the salvia in my coat!
But these themselves must burn, these louts!
"Hibiscus And Salvia Flowers" by D H Lawrence
Dig, manure, and prune, and train—
Suns, and dew, and vernal rain,
Seek from Heaven, nor seek in vain—
Flowers and fruits reward thy pain—
Fair the smiling land.
"To Teachers of The Young" by Janet Hamilton
Spare them, and let me try
What farther means may do;
I'll fresh manure apply,
My digging I'll renew
Who knows but yet they fruit may yield!
If not--'tis just, they must be felled.
"The Barren Fig-Tree" by John Newton
All doors are flung open — in stable and in cowbarn;
Pigeons peck at oats fallen in the snow;
And the culprit of all this and its life-begetter—
The pile of manure — is pungent with ozone.
"March" by Boris Pasternak
But, as an antient author sung,
The vine manur'd with ev'ry dung,
From ev'ry creature strangely drew,
A tang of brutal nature too;
'Twas hence in drinking on the lawns
New turns of humour seiz'd the Fawns.
"Bacchus: Or, The Vines Of Lesbos" by Thomas Parnell

In news:

Iowa company simplifies manure management.
Vermont Ski Resort Touts Lift Run with Manure Power.
To enhance pollution prevention and protect water quality, Pennsylvania's manure management policy has recently been changed.
We don't want your recycled manure .
New Zealand anti-royalist arrested before manure attack.
Department of Agriculture research confirms that the time-tested practice of amending crop soils with manure also can help restore soils on damaged post-mining landscapes.
NZ man planning manure protest told to stay away from Prince Charles.
Research Utilizes Swine Manure in Asphalt.
It's not often that pig manure is associated with asphalt, but current research may soon change that.
Dairy blamed for killing fish with manure spill.
Pasture management includes good distribution of manure .
Manure -management meeting planned.
Plan to ease manure regulation touted.
Manure Management Workshop is Oct 15.
An Interesting Photo Shoot … Of Manure .
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