Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- something scoured off; rubbish; refuse
- an outcast from society: usually used in pl.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Something that is scoured off or disposed of; refuse. Often used in the plural.
- A person regarded as fallen from society; an outcast. Often used in the plural.