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Citations:shit

English citations of shit

Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
  • In general the toilets run swift here and the shit disappears long before you can leap up and turn around to admire it. --1973 E. Jong Fear of Flying (1974) ii. 25
  • We might pick on his revelation of what Greek warfare was like... Blood and shit and pus are the same..in all ages. --1980 K. J. Dover Greeks ii. 38
  • Trying to clear my feet of my undershorts before anybody can peek inside, where..I always discover in the bottommost seam a pale and wispy brushstroke of my shit. --1967 "P. Roth Portnoy’s Complaint (1969) 47
A nasty, despicable person, used particularly of men
  • I think that most Indians, like most English people, are shits [...]. --1922 E. M. Forster Let. 27 Sept. in P. N. Furbank E. M. Forster (1978) II. v. 106