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taint

noun A popular term for the mucocutaneous tissue between the anus and the scrotum or vagina; perineum.

taint

(tānt) [O.Fr. teint, color, tint]
1. To spoil or cause putrefaction, as in tainted meat.
2. To contaminate.
tainted, adjective
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These must be chiefly, if not wholly, effects of the unsteadiness and injustice with which a factious spirit has tainted our public administrations.
2) At this thou touchest my most poignant pain, My ill-starred father's piteous disgrace, The taint of blood, the hereditary stain, That clings to all of Labdacus' famed race.
For, yet a little while, And sound of lamentation shall be heard, Of men and women through thy desolate halls; And all thy neighbor States are leagues to avenge Their mangled warriors who have found a grave I' the maw of wolf or hound, or winged bird That flying homewards taints their city's air.
And he thought that even the bare suspicion of such an adversary within his house carried with it a taint and a condemnation.
The contamination of her crime spread out, tainted the universe, tainted himself; woke up all the dormant infamies of the world; caused a ghastly kind of clairvoyance in which he could see the towns and fields of the earth, its sacred places, its temples and its houses, peopled by monsters--by monsters of duplicity, lust, and murder.
Rather will I sit in a tub under a closed heaven, rather will I sit in the abyss without heaven, than see thee, thou luminous heaven, tainted with passing clouds!
So much of what had happened in that dreadful time as could be kept from the knowledge of Lucie was so well concealed from her, that not until long afterwards, when France and she were far apart, did she know that eleven hundred defenceless prisoners of both sexes and all ages had been killed by the populace; that four days and nights had been darkened by this deed of horror; and that the air around her had been tainted by the slain.
AWELSH dairy company has released details of an "isolated incident" in which a batch of milk has been found to "have a taint to it".
A CARDIFF dairy company has released details of an "isolated incident" in which a batch of milk has been found to "have a taint to it".
Graham Ball, the commercial director of Cymru Dairy, said they were only made aware of the issue a number of days after the milk had been supplied to customers because "the taint appears to develop over time".
The threat of smoke taint has cast a long shadow over West Coast wine regions this year as the worst wildfire seasons on record cast plumes over California and the Pacific Northwest.
We propose a novel approach based on taint analysis and design a checksum-aware fuzzing assistant tool (CAFA, pronounced "kah-fah") to automatically identify the checksum point for the application with known input specification.