What does the word dunghill mean?

Usage examples for dunghill

  1. But we can say, we men of the nineteenth century, that the nineteenth century is not the dunghill. – Napoleon the Little by Victor Hugo
  2. You're proposing in cold blood to let those devils stay on their own dunghill. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Permit me to say, though the idea may be somewhat coarse, I had rather stand on the summit of a dunghill than at the bottom of a hill in Paradise. – The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great by Henry Fielding
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