gleanings

gleaning

[glee-ning]
noun
1.
the act of a person who gleans.
2.
gleanings, things found or acquired by gleaning.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English glenynge. See glean, -ing1

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gleanings (ˈɡliːnɪŋz)
 
pl n
the useful remnants of a crop that can be gathered from the field after harvesting

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glean
early 14c., from O.Fr. glener, from L.L. glennare "make a collection," from Gaulish (cf. O.Ir. do-glinn "he collects, gathers," Celt. glan "clean, pure"). Figurative sense was earlier in English than the literal one of "gather grain left by the reapers" (late 14c.).
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