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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

taint

an unpleasant odor and flavor in a human foodstuff of animal origin. Caused by the ingestion of the substance, commonly a plant such as Hexham scent, or while in storage, e.g. milk stored with pineapples, or as a result of animal metabolism, e.g. boar taint.
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Terry Hutton, Dunfermline, said: "If anyo" won tainted titles it was Rangers - they had 54 of them.
Nutricia said it has tested negative for the bacteria, while the Australian Department of Agriculture said only on Australian company imported the tainted batch from Fonterra.
Additional shipments of tainted meat, poultry, liver and tail meat, deemed unfit for human consumption, were recalled from the neighborhoods of Nasser City, Bulaq, Asbiko and Meidan Fatima Al-Zahra.
Tainted Blood's campaignwon the support of Cardiff Central MP JennyWillott.
There have been no reported deaths or illnesses from the latest batches of tainted milk.
The sweep comes after milk products tainted with industrial chemical melamine were pulled from shelves in Shanghai and the provinces of Shaanxi, Shandong, Liaoning and Hebei.
He and two other vice general managers have been charged with manufacturing and selling tainted milk powder.
More than 6,200 infants across the country had developed kidney stones after drinking Sanlu's tainted baby formula, including three who have died.
Some of them have started collecting their products made from tainted rice or voluntarily refraining from sales.
LONDON -- Following a major mix-up last week in which its customers received tainted gasoline at the pump, global retailer Tesco said yesterday it would pay for related car repairs.
Political correctness is the moralistic and censorial arm of a belief system according to which the West has been long tainted by values and prejudices that have led to systemic discrimination against, and marginalization of, certain groups.