scourings

scourings

[skouuhr-ingz, skou-er-]
noun (used with a plural verb)
1.
dirt or refuse removed by scouring.
2.
refuse removed from grain.

Origin:
1580–90; see scour1, -ing1, -s3

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scourings (ˈskaʊərɪŋz)
 
pl n
1.  the residue left after cleaning grain
2.  residue that remains after scouring

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