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  • Ant., loc. cit.) to cause any but the dregs of the populace to incur defilement by living in a place thus unclean.
  • In the war with Pisa he had observed the insubordination and untrustworthiness of soldiers gathered from the dregs of different districts, serving under egotistical and irresponsible commanders.
  • They are descendants of feudal days when the mercantile element, being counted as the dregs of the population, lost its self-respect.
  • RANTERS, an antinomian and spiritualistic English sect in the time of the Commonwealth, who may be described as the dregs of the Seeker movement.
  • "Here is that mob, the dregs of the people," he thought as he gazed at the crowd: "this rabble they have roused by their folly!
 

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