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offscouring

noun

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1 discarded or useless material
  • the foundry's offscouring was the neighborhood's eyesore

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2 one who is cast out or rejected by society
  • the hills are controlled by bandits and other unsavory offscourings who have taken up a life outside the law

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The first known use of offscouring was in 1526

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“Offscouring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/offscouring. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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