Sunday, October 27, 2013

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dreg

[dreg] noun
1. dregs, the sediment of liquids; lees; grounds.
2. Usually, dregs. the least valuable part of anything: the dregs of society.
3. a small remnant; any small quantity.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Old Norse dreg yeast (plural dreggjar dregs); cognate with Old Swedish dräg dregs

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