schmutter

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schmutter (ˈʃmʌtə)
 
n
slang cloth or clothing
 
[C20: from Yiddish schmatte rag, from Polish szmata]

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Main Entry:  schmutter1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  clothing; also spelled shmutter
Example:  schmutter trade; last season's schmutter
Etymology:  1959; Yiddish schmatte 'rag'
Usage:  informal
Main Entry:  schmutter2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  garbage; rubbish; also spelled shmutter
Example:  a load of old shmutter
Etymology:  1959; Yiddish schmatte 'rag'
Usage:  informal
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