What does the word foul mean?

Usage examples for foul

  1. Yes, the newspaper came to me like a breath of foul city air. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  2. He laughed me to scorn, and called me by a foul name that I cannot repeat. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  3. " And now, as for you- you blind, foolish woman," he continued, as I awakened to the fact that he had been drinking heavily, " since fair means will not succeed, foul means shall." – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn