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scourer1

[skouuh r-er, skou-er-er] /ˈskaʊər ər, ˈskaʊ ər ər/
noun
1.
a person who scours or cleanses.
2.
an implement, device, or preparation for scouring.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English scourour. See scour1, -er1

scourer2

[skouuh r-er, skou-er-er] /ˈskaʊər ər, ˈskaʊ ər ər/
noun
1.
a person who scours or ranges about.
2.
(in the 17th and 18th centuries) a prankster who roamed the streets at night.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English; see scour2, -er1
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Examples for scourer
  • But it took a professional scourer and a, dollar and a half to get it oft his coat.

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