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noun
Dreg  n.  Corrupt or defiling matter contained in a liquid, or precipitated from it; refuse; feculence; lees; grounds; sediment; hence, the vilest and most worthless part of anything; as, the dregs of society. "We, the dregs and rubbish of mankind." Note: Used formerly (rarely) in the singular, as by Spenser and Shakespeare, but now chiefly in the plural.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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Words linked to "Dreg" :   small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount



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