Noun(1) a narrow pass (especially one between mountains
Verb(1) place under suspicion or cast doubt upon(2) make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically(3) spot, stain, or pollute
(1) the twisting track wormed its way up a defile to level ground(2) Just south of the town he took position in a defile , facing south-east with the road through the Wittlewood forest at his back.(3) The task for each target is to suppress the enemy with the purpose of facilitating the attack through the defile .(4) Habitually, the dismounted scouts would be let off the vehicle at least four kilometers from the defile , out of sight and sound of the enemy's suspected screen line.(5) The view is mind-boggling, with a precipitous drop into the defile of the Lairig Ghru, the great pass that splits the Cairngorms, linking Aviemore and Braemar.(6) We did not want non-Jews to enter our Temple to defile our sacred sites or texts.(7) We explore Via Mala - a slitlike defile so narrow that only one traveler at a time could trace its gloomy medieval footpath.(8) From here a footpath runs north, through a narrow defile between Meall na h-Aodainn Moire and Creag Bhreac past Loch a'Choire and up steep slopes to the summit ridge.(9) You have threatened, deceived, and tried to defile a princess, and for that you must die.(10) In the time of David Thompson, the Salish ├ö├ç├┐crossed the Mountains by a wide defile of easy passage, eastward of the Saleesh or Flathead Lake.├ö├ç├û(11) ├ö├ç├┐Your hands are too dirty to defile the hilt of my mentor's sword,├ö├ç├û said Wolfus, as he kept back his sword.(12) The route to the village lies through the mile-long Alikhel gorge, a narrow defile that is perfect for an ambush - as the mujahideen had found against the Russians.(13) Down on the floor of Hualapai Canyon we swung right and entered a gradually narrowing, slowly descending defile .(14) We pull ourselves up through a stunted, moss - webbed forest to gain the lower Bigo Bog, a narrow defile between two walls of dark, wet granite.(15) On the ground itself there is no defile , no gorge, no precipitous mountain pass, nothing which can remotely be called a Gap from the point of view of anybody on the ground.(16) Torah scrolls are publicly burned, and swine are sacrificed over sacred Jewish books to defile them.
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I didn't DEFILE your sister,
we had a relationship.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13
So, did you DEFILE my mother, or not?
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 1
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