The fish dies and is brought back to life—along with grandpa—with the dregs of a bag of chips.
All the good stuff—the Oscar bait—comes out in November or December; the dregs are reserved for January and February.
They are not interested in the dregs from my stash of clothes.
c.1300 (implied in surname Dryngedregges), from Old Norse dregg "sediment," from Proto-Germanic *drag- (cf. Old High German trestir, German Trester "grapeskins, husks"), from PIE *dher- (1) "to make muddy." Replaced Old English cognate dræst, dærst "dregs, lees." Figurative use is from 1530s.
(Ps. 75:8; Isa. 51:17, 22), the lees of wine which settle at the bottom of the vessel.