Meaning of SOIL in English

SOIL

n.

Function: noun

Date: 1501

1 a : SOILAGE , STAIN <protect a dress from soil > b : moral defilement : CORRUPTION

2 : something that spoils or pollutes: as a : REFUSE b : SEWAGE c : DUNG , EXCREMENT

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.