Usage examples for soiled

  1. The tail and hind parts are usually soiled with it. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. A small, soiled rug partly covers the floor which is seldom, if ever, scrubbed with soap and water. – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
  3. Soiled and worn out bank notes may be exchanged for fresh ones at the Treasury Department. – Business Hints for Men and Women by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun
  4. Her dress was the same; there was always something to wonder at; caps that had been bought for nothing, because they were a little soiled, but by being taken down and washed, and new trimmed, turned out to be just as good as new gowns that had been dyed, turned, cleaned, washed, etc. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  5. It is the least soiled, the most expensive, and it may be needed before the bed- linen. – Guide to Hotel Housekeeping by Mary E. Palmer
  6. The thing is soiled for me. – Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde
  7. I might also add that we resolved when we put those shirts on, that no outside one should ever be taken off unless it was actually soiled. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  8. Rachel's address was a piece of soiled paper like any other piece of soiled paper. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  9. I was put into a basket with soiled clothes, which Mistress Simon was taking away with her from the Temple. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  10. His brief labours are accomplished, and soiled with sin and sorrow, he has gone to thee. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  11. If no empty or service plate is to be placed for the next course, two soiled plates may be removed at the same time, one in each hand. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  12. " Now, see how you have soiled your dress," the boy said, brushing the child's lap with his little hand. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  13. Most of you have seen the stolid squaw, wrapped in a soiled blanket, silently offering her wares to tourists throughout the Southwest. – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  14. He flung his soiled clothing anywhere. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  15. Mothers brought cast- off garments and, removing her soiled and ragged clothes, dressed her in clean attire. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  16. Aunt Elizabeth did not go for her walk, but instead stayed in the dining- room and, seated at the end of the long dining- table, her head just appearing above the worn and soiled green table- cloth, tried to discipline the week's household accounts. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  17. As one of her officers said, clothes needed not to be scrubbed; a soiled garment could be simply secured on the forward deck, and left there to wash in the water that came on board until it was clean. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan