Leavings meaning

lēvĭngz
Scraps or remains; residue.

The turkey leavings were fed to the dog.

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Things left over; leftovers, remnants, refuse, etc.
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A worthless and incidental residuum, as scraps from a meal or shavings or sawdust from wood.

The leavings were thrown to the dogs.

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A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.

The poor survive on the leavings of the rich and wasteful.

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