Definition of dreg
2 : the most undesirable part —usually used in plural the dregs of society
3 : the last remaining part : vestige —usually used in plural the last dregs of fuel
dreggyplay \ˈdre-gē\ adjective
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So far, all the Nationals have been able to do to bolster that group is trawl the depths of the league and see if anything useful can be pulled from the dregs.
Their mojo rising from the dregs of a 10-20 start, the bunch that animated the art of the great escape in 2014 and 2015 furnished a new chapter in style on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.
There are two glasses, one with a few dregs in it and the ghost of lipstick.
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Origin and Etymology of dreg
Middle English, from Old Norse dregg; perhaps akin to Latin fraces dregs of oil
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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