faecal matter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n faecal matter solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
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Usage

In literature:

After that, with groping and smelling they came near to the faecal matter and the corrupted humours.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
He creates a vacuum in the tanks, and thus sucks into one center the faecal matter from all the houses.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884" by Various
Often the motions contain very little faecal matter, but consist only of membranes, mucus and a little blood.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Major Priestly saw delirious men waving arms brown to the elbow with faecal matter.
"Raemaekers' Cartoon History of the War, Volume 1" by Louis Raemaekers
That is, at the thirteenth week he began to have but one daily passage of faecal matter, and that soon after breakfast.
"Homo-culture" by Martin Luther Holbrook
The cytoplasm contains granules of BaSO4 and pellets of faecal matter.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6" by Various
The cesspools emptied into them, and in the morning the faecal matter covered the floor some two inches deep.
"History of the Commune of 1871" by P. Lissagary
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