offscouring

noun
off·​scour·​ing | \ ˈȯf-ˌskau̇(-ə)r-iŋ How to pronounce offscouring (audio) \

Definition of offscouring

1 : someone rejected by society : outcast
2 : something that is scoured off : refuse

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Examples of offscouring in a Sentence

the foundry's offscouring was the neighborhood's eyesore the hills are controlled by bandits and other unsavory offscourings who have taken up a life outside the law

First Known Use of offscouring

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of offscouring was in 1526

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