soilure

soilure

[soil-yer]
noun
a stain.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English soylure < Old French soilleure, equivalent to soill(ier) (see soil2) + -eure (< Latin -ātūra; see -ate1, -ure)

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soilure (ˈsɔɪljə)
 
n
1.  the act of soiling or the state of being soiled
2.  a stain or blot
 
[C13: from Old French soilleure, from soillier to soil²]

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