[ US /ˈdɹɑpɪŋz/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈɒpɪŋz/ ]
  1. fecal matter of animals
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How To Use droppings In A Sentence

  • Mr Preston favours sheep droppings matured in a barrel and diluted to the colour of weak tea!
  • The Professor was going to pelt Hugh Mackay with a great, malodorous barrage of bunyip droppings, but then realised there wouldn't be any point.
  • He moved silently, on the lookout for tracks, droppings or other animal signs.
  • I saw pug marks, droppings, I even heard them roar, but for four days I did not see a single lion.
  • Droppings carry potentially dangerous bacteria such as listeria and salmonella that can cause a range of illnesses including meningitis, pneumonia and lung damage.
  • I know it’s possible to turn brain droppings into something you can actually be proud of. Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » The Root of Procrastination
  • Take half an ounce of samphire, dissolve it in two ounces of aquaevitae, add to it one ounce of quicksilver, one ounce of liquid storax, which is the droppings of Myrrh and hinders the camphire from firing; take also two ounces of hematitus, a red stone to be had at the druggist's, and when you buy it let them beat it to powder in their great mortar, for it is so very hard that it cannot be done in a small one; put this to the afore-mentioned composition, and when you intend to walk on the bar you must annoint your feet well therewith, and you may walk over without danger: by this you may wash your hands in boiling lead. The Miracle Mongers, an Exposé
  • A hotel worker dons a gas mask to keep out the stench from bird droppings while removing the nests from the rafters.
  • They are as goners as those who went and are gone, all non-surviving the same except for individual places in the sequence ... like concentration-camp inmates elatedly counting the day's droppings and corpses as if tomorrow isn't their turn next. Shock and awe (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • The fungus grows best on the surface of moist soils, containing bird and bat droppings.
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