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265. Filth (See also Dirtiness.)

  1. Augean stables held 3,000 oxen, uncleaned for 30 years; Hercules fifth labor: washes out dung by diverting a river. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 149]
  2. Jungle, The portrays the lack of hygiene among Chicago meat-packing plants (1906). [Am. Lit.: The Jungle, Payton, 356]
  3. Lake Erie Great Lake; once so polluted, referred to as Lake Eerie. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 887]

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