Usage examples for defiled

  1. The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof, because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  2. It is little more than a catalogue or list of the shrines and temples destroyed during the sack of the city, or defiled by the blood of the men of Shirpurla who were slain therein. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  3. At dark we defiled down a steep declivity, and pitched our tents on the border of an extensive marsh covered with ice. – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne