Definitions of faeces

  1. Excrement; ordure; also, settlings; sediment after infusion or distillation. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Excrement; sediment or settlings. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. The excrement or waste matter from the bowels. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  4. solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for faeces

  1. We may obtain a clear insight into the chemical constitution of the solid excrements without further investigation, by comparing the faeces of a dog with his food. – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
  2. He teaches that a teaspoonful of the bruised seeds if boiled in water and taken hot with bread soaked therein, wonderfully helps such as are languishing from hardened excrements, even though they may have vomited up their faeces – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie