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dregs

d regz

  • n  sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid
  • n  a small amount of residue

  • Empty your golden glasses to the dregs.
  • The dregs of the prison's life were still howling disconsolately among the debris of their possessions when the raiders turned their attention to the prison's hierarchy.
  • There is undeniably a vast increase in the sheer quantity and accessibility of pure crap, even when measured against the dregs of the newsstand and the cable spectrum.
News & Articles

  • School's out for the summer in North
    Under a bright sun finally beaming with the heat of summer, children issued forth from the Community School in downtown North Attleborugh at 11:30 a.m. this morning, carrying backpacks filled with the dregs of the school year -- final papers, last projects and reports, pencil boxes filled with broken crayons, pencil stubs and well-worn erasers -- spreading out on their separate ways as a much ...
    June 26, 2013 - North Attleborough Free Press
Quotes

  • Justin Verlander in MLB.com
    It dregs up some memories,Verlander said, "but it's two years ago -- totally different team. There's four or five guys [still there], I think. The stars have to align just right. I could've faced the exact same team with the exact same...
  • Nicolas Sarkozy in BBC News
    We have to build a new relationship, cleaner, free of complexes, balanced, clear of the dregs of the past and of obsolescent ideas that remain on both sides of the Mediterranean,Mr Sarkozy said. "It is up to us to rid the relationship...
  • Don Cherry in Toronto Sun
    Who would have thought when we were in the dregs of society, you'd one day be doing something like that,asked Cherry on the scoreboard, "and I'd be famous on TV?"

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