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      n  
1    the top layer of the land surface of the earth that is composed of disintegrated rock particles, humus, water, and air  
   See       zonal soil       azonal soil       intrazonal soil       horizon       4, 5  
  
Related adj  
    telluric  
2    a type of this material having specific characteristics  
loamy soil     
3    land, country, or region  
one's native soil     
4    the soil   life and work on a farm; land  
he belonged to the soil, as his forefathers had     
5    any place or thing encouraging growth or development  
     (C14: from Anglo-Norman, from Latin solium a seat, but confused with Latin solum the ground)  
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n.
son of a bitch
acronym
n.
chacun à son tour
n.
chacun abonde en son sens
n.
à chaque oiseau plaît son nid
n.
farine du diable retourne en son
n.
habit de velours, ventre de son
n.
à chaque oiseau son nid est beau
n.
l'ingrat est la première victime de son ingratitude
n.
au chaudron des douleurs chacun porte son écuelle
n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
n.
ce que ne veut pas martin veut son âne
n.
bon ouvrier ne viendra jamais tard à son travail
n.
de son ennemi réconcilié, il faut se garder
n.
chacun son métier, les vaches seront bien gardées
n.
assez va au moulin qui son âne y envoie
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