Compost

Definition of Compost

Com´post
n.1.A mixture; a compound.
A sad compost of more bitter than sweet.
- Hammond.
2.(Agric.) A mixture for fertilizing land; esp., a composition of various substances (as muck, mold, lime, and stable manure) thoroughly mingled and decomposed, as in a compost heap.
And do not spread the compost on the weeds
To make them ranker.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To manure with compost.
2.To mingle, as different fertilizing substances, in a mass where they will decompose and form into a compost.

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