scourer

  • 1 Scourer — Scour er, n. 1. One who, or that which, scours. [1913 Webster] 2. A rover or footpad; a prowling robber. [1913 Webster] In those days of highwaymen and scourers. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 scourer — UK [ˈskaʊərə(r)] / US [ˈskaʊrər] noun [countable] Word forms scourer : singular scourer plural scourers British a small piece of a rough substance, used for cleaning pans …

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  • 3 scourer — taukinė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ruvettus pretiosus angl. escolar; oilfish; plaintail; scourer; scourfish rus. драконенная рувета; рыба масло ryšiai: platesnis terminas – taukinės… …

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  • 4 scourer — Ⅰ. scour [1] ► VERB 1) clean or brighten by vigorous rubbing with an abrasive or detergent. 2) (of running water) erode (a channel or pool). ► NOUN 1) the action of scouring or the state of being scoured. 2) (also scours) diarrh …

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  • 5 scourer — noun 1. someone who cleanses by scouring • Derivationally related forms: ↑scour • Hypernyms: ↑cleaner 2. someone who travels widely and energetically he was a scourer of the seven seas • Hypernyms: ↑traveler, ↑ …

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  • 6 scourer — noun see scour I …

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  • 7 scourer — scourer1 /skoweur euhr, skow euhr euhr/, n. 1. a person who scours or cleanses. 2. an implement, device, or preparation for scouring. [1425 75; late ME scourour. See SCOUR1, ER1] scourer2 /skoweur euhr, skow euhr euhr/, n. 1. a person who scours… …

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  • 8 scourer — noun a) A tool used to scour. It is usually used to clean cookwares. It may be in the form of a mesh (ball) of wires or as a flat piece of a rough fabric. b) A person who scours …

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  • 9 scourer — scour|er [ˈskauərə US ˈskaurər] n also scouring pad a small ball of wire or rough plastic for cleaning cooking pots and pans …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 scourer — n. person who scrubs and scours; device or instrument for scouring; footpad; wanderer, roamer; person who travels greatly and vigorously …

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  • 11 scourer — courser …

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  • 12 scourer — noun (C) a small ball of wire or rough plastic for cleaning cooking pots and pans …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 scourer — scour·er …

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  • 14 scourer — I. /ˈskaʊrə/ (say skowruh) noun someone or something that scours or cleanses. {scour1 + er1} II. /ˈskaʊrə/ (say skowruh) noun 1. someone who scours or ranges about. 2. British (in the 17th and 18th centuries) a prankster who roamed …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 wool scourer — noun : an operator of a machine for scouring raw wool …

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  • 16 naumkeag scourer — noun see naumkeag I …

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  • 17 courser — scourer …

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  • 18 scour — scour1 [skour] vt. [ME scouren < MDu scuren < ? OFr escurer < VL * excurare, to take great care of < L ex , intens. + curare, to take care of < cura, care] 1. to clean or polish by vigorous rubbing, as with abrasives, soap and… …

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  • 19 scour — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, probably from Middle Dutch schuren, from Old French escurer, from Late Latin excurare to clean off, from Latin, to take good care of, from ex + curare to care for, from cura care Date: 14th century transitive… …

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  • 20 Toupee (song) — Toupee is a song written by Colin Lane and Frank Woodley of the successful Australian comedy duo Lano and Woodley. The song is about a man who owns a toupee, and who is describing all the things he is able to use it for. Some of the uses include… …

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