taint


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the state of being contaminated

place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

contaminate with a disease or microorganism

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What make him dream bout de goole so much, if taint cause he bit by de goole-bug?
Why taint noffin but a skull - somebody bin lef him head up de tree, and de crows done gobble ebery bit ob de meat off.
I don't wish to offend you--I will say, a certain Taint.
When in this state the meat is, of course, quite uneatable; but the Gauchos assert, that if buried for some time in fresh earth, the taint is removed.
The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.
In the particular society of his mate he attains a clearer sight of any spot, any taint which her beauty has contracted from this world, and is able to point it out, and this with mutual joy that they are now able, without offence, to indicate blemishes and hindrances in each other, and give to each all help and comfort in curing the same.
He was driven to envy such a respectable bereavement, and one so perfectly free from any taint of misfortune that even his best friend or his best enemy would not have felt the slightest thrill of exultation.
And he thought that even the bare suspicion of such an adversary within his house carried with it a taint and a condemnation.
There are both scents and sounds in the air, though my miserable senses are not good enough to hear the one, or to catch the taint of the other.
It was in order that he might not taint the air, and that he might turn the flank, and join--Ha
This is now a tainted place, and I well know the taint of it clings to me.
I've used the word 'saga' and it is something that will taint Caster's name for the rest of her career," said Meadows.
Screwcap devotees cite losses suffered through cork taint as the primary reason for the switch.
A lot of money is tainted--it taint yours and it taint mine.
Under the so-called "once a PFIC, always a PFIC" taint of Sec.