from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Causing a spot or stain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Causing a spot or stain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Defiling; staining.


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  • Deeply touched that this young girl should have cared -- that she should have expressed her solicitude so modestly, so sweetly, concerning the maculatory condition of my cigar, I thanked her and purchased, for the same sum, a packet of cigarettes.



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