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gleaning

[glee-ning] /ˈgli nɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person who gleans.
2.
gleanings, things found or acquired by gleaning.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English glenynge. See glean, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for gleanings

gleanings

/ˈɡliːnɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
the useful remnants of a crop that can be gathered from the field after harvesting
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