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His pockets are full of filthy paper on which he writes from time to time.

By reason of filthy money no one can say to me: Do this, or do that.

They are "safe, because they are too filthy to handle, and too noisome even to approach."

And it was Salvat who was there, now conquered and simply a filthy bundle.

Oh, lay me bleeding, but these are a filthy and most ungodly crew!

It was a filthy place and snow had drifted in through the openings in the roof and side.

Nothing is too filthy to be used to stimulate the base sensuality of the public.

And now in a moment she was dropped into the filthy dust of city horrors.

Was he going to revert to the filthy cooking of imaginary figures?

They went to live over at La Glaciere, in a filthy street that was always muddy.

WORD ORIGIN

late 12c., fulthe, "corrupt, sinful," from filth + -y (2). Meaning "physically unclean" is from late 14c. Meaning "morally dirty, obscene" is from 1530s.

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