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offscouring

[awf-skouuh r-ing, -skou-er-, of-] /ˈɔfˌskaʊər ɪŋ, -ˌskaʊ ər-, ˈɒf-/
noun
1.
Often, offscourings. something scoured off; filth; refuse.
2.
a social outcast.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; off + scouring, after verb phrase scour off
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