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Webster 1828 Edition


Scouring

SCOUR'ING

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ppr.
Rubbing hard with something rough; cleaning by rubbing; cleansing with a drastic cathartic; ranging over for clearing.

SCOUR'ING

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Noun.
A rubbing hard for cleaning; a cleansing by a drastic purge; looseness; flux.

Definition 2022


scouring

scouring

English

Noun

scouring (plural scourings)

  1. The act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush, soap and water.
  2. (of livestock) Diarrhea.

Derived terms

Verb

scouring

  1. present participle of scour
    Scouring the entire area revealed nothing.

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