[ adjective ] offensively malodorous
"a putrid smell"
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
The small_intestine and colon contained approximately 300 cc. of foul-smelling , sanguineous material , and the mucosa throughout was hyperemic and mottled green brown .(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
Why had he crossed the dark water , to bring_back a group of reclaimed soldiers or to skulk in a foul-smelling hole ?