Filth

Filth

(flth), n. [OE. filthe, fule, AS. fl, fr. fl foul; akin to OHG. flida. See Foul, and cf. File.] 1. Foul matter; anything that soils or defiles; dirt; nastiness.
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2. Anything that sullies or defiles the moral character; corruption; pollution.
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To purify the soul from the dross and filth of sensual delights.
Tillotson.
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Filth disease (Med.), a disease supposed to be due to pollution of the soil or water.
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