What does the word dung mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Animal excrement.

Usage examples for dung

  1. Therefore Hope was thrust into the chest that held the evils, a star in a black night, a lily growing on a dung- heap. – A Book of Myths by Jean Lang
  2. The burn did not heal, and so a poultice of pig's dung was put on. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  3. The sacred marble floors are covered everywhere with piles of straw, and bottles, and heaps of refuse and filth, and horse- dung. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack