Excrement

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excrement

[′ek·skrə·mənt]
(physiology)
An excreted substance; the feces.

What does it mean when you dream about excrement?

Excrement is waste, but it is also fertilizer and nourishment for new growth. It has a wide range of associations, partly due to its deployment in many linguistic expressions, any one of which may be the meaning of excrement in a dream. As with all dream symbols, the tone and setting of the dream indicate which meaning is appropriate.

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Indeed, imagining this to be another version of Thoreau's poetic and excrementitious sand foliage (if not also an interior view of the cow that crunches Whitman's grass), we could re-word Thoreau to say, "The Maker of this earth but patented digestion" (207).
Just as he controls his children through trickery, perversity, violence, and every paternal excess, Alois is the domineering husband who controls his wife through priapism and vanity: "The excrementitious exchanges of any marriage are heightened in this one.
I counted ten different terms, some of them drawn from 19th-century reports the author cites: excreta, fecal matter, human waste, excrement, most disgusting and filthy matter, residuals, manurial resources (my personal favourite), solid refuse, excrementitious deposits (a close second, in my opinion) and simple filth.