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Excrement, 1) alvine discharges: “the earth's a thief, that feeds and breeds by a composture stolen from general e.” Tim. IV, 3, 445.
2) that which grows out of the body, hair, beard: “why is Time such a niggard of hair, being, as it is, so plentiful an e.?” Err. II, 2, 79. “dally with my e., with my mustachio,” LLL V, 1, 109. assume but valour's e. (the beard of Hercules) Merch. III, 2, 87. “let me packet up my pedlar's e.” Wint. IV, 4, 734. “your bedded hair, like life in --s, starts up,” Hml. III, 4, 121.
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