Usage examples for Defiling

  1. There is nothing so comfortable as money,- but nothing so defiling if it be come by unworthily; nothing so comfortable, but nothing so noxious if the mind be allowed to dwell upon it constantly. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. The Cavalry Corps was still defiling and could not come up until nine o'clock in the evening. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  3. It was a regiment of infantry marching down the Cours la Reine and defiling out upon the Place de la Concorde toward the rue de Rivoli. – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston