scrap


1scrap

noun, often attributive \ˈskrap\

Definition of SCRAP

1
plural :  fragments of discarded or leftover food
2
a :  a small detached piece <a scrap of paper>
b :  a fragment of something written, printed, or spoken <scraps of conversation>
c :  the least bit <not a scrap of evidence>
3
plural :  cracklings
4
a :  fragments of stock removed in manufacturing
b :  manufactured articles or parts rejected or discarded and useful only as material for reprocessing; especially :  waste and discarded metal

Origin of SCRAP

Middle English, from Old Norse skrap scraps; akin to Old Norse skrapa to scrape
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with SCRAP

2scrap

transitive verb
scrappedscrap·ping

Definition of SCRAP

1
:  to convert into scrap
2
:  to abandon or get rid of as no longer of enough worth or effectiveness to retain <scrap outworn methods>

First Known Use of SCRAP

circa 1891

3scrap

noun

Definition of SCRAP

:  fight

Origin of SCRAP

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1846

4scrap

intransitive verb
scrappedscrap·ping

Definition of SCRAP

:  quarrel, fight

First Known Use of SCRAP

circa 1874

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