Definition of Offscouring. Meaning of Offscouring. Synonyms of Offscouring

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Offscouring. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Offscouring and, of course, Offscouring synonyms and on the right images related to the word Offscouring.

Definition of Offscouring

Offscouring
Offscouring Off"scour`ing, n. [Off + scour.] That which is scoured off; hence, refuse; rejected matter; that which is vile or despised. --Lam. iii. 45.

Meaning of Offscouring from wikipedia

- before the emigration. Some, particularly in the early years were "the offscourings of Canton--gaol-birds, loafers and vagabonds," who swiftly deserted the...
- The waste or refuse of any thing, the droppings of trees, sweepings, offscourings, rubbish, filth Sterry, Paul; Hughes, Barry (2009). Complete Guide to...
Loading...