But he's absent minded 'cause he forgets he's got a full refrigerator of stuff that's going to rot and stink up the place.
Dean considered his poking options as he used half a cake of soap to scrub away the stink of the mine.
In these particulars, as well as in size and shortness of leg, the dog resembles the weasel; and since there are good reasons for believing that the latter is protected alike by ferocity and stink-glands, it is quite possible that the dog, of unusual coloration and form for the Canidae, is protected from the attacks of pumas, jaguars and ocelots by his likeness to the tayra.
" Stink glands," which secrete a nauseous fluid with a defensive function, are present in many Hemiptera.
Phallus impudicus, the stink-horn, is occasionally found growing in woods in Britain.
" Jerome, the most influential theologian of the day, took up the cudgels against Vigilantius (he " ought to be called Dormitantius "), who, in spite of his fatherly admonition, had dared again " to open his foul mouth and send forth a filthy stink against the relics of the holy martyrs " (Hier.
Certain to meet with many more species, some, as Ossifraga gigantea, as large as Albatrosses, and several of them called by sailors by a variety of choice names, generally having reference to the strong smell of musk emitted by the birds, among which that of "Stink-pot" is not the most opprobrious.