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They are permitted to throw the leavings of their food and spit where they like, sit how they like and smoke everywhere.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
It didn't seem right that something so important should have to take the leavings of technical personnel.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
When men grow virtuous in their old age, 25 they only make a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
Stop no longer in your dull yard, feeding upon pigs' leavings, but come abroad with me.
THE BIRD AND INSECTS' POST OFFICEROBERT BLOOMFIELD
Down here we just follow along, like sheep, behind a bunch of fat-necked cops, taking their leavings.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
Then they could live on Greek for breakfast and Latin for dinner and warm over the leavings for supper.
CAPE COD STORIESJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
I shall not eat the leavings on any dish, nor shall I wash anybody's feet, nor shall I have to speak with other men.
MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 1KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA
If on the back of "The Calf," it was the leavings of the last tide.
ST. NICHOLAS V. 13 NO. 9 JULY 1886VARIOUS
Why nothing, Kate, only I thought you would have more pride than to take up with another woman's leavings.
THE GOLD BRICKANN S. STEPHENS
Does this mean that we see here a mere reflection, an utterly hollow soul, into which the leavings of other souls enter naturally?
THE CHOICE OF LIFEGEORGETTE LEBLANC
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 5, 2021
Choose the synonym for sensible
delinquent

WORDS RELATED TO LEAVINGS

  • assortment
  • bits
  • bits and pieces
  • debris
  • etcetera
  • hodgepodge
  • jumble
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • litter
  • medley
  • melee
  • miscellaneous paraphernalia
  • miscellany
  • mishmash
  • mixed bag
  • motley
  • mélange
  • notions
  • novelties
  • oddments
  • olio
  • particles
  • patchwork
  • potpourri
  • rags
  • refuse
  • remainder
  • remains
  • remnants
  • rest
  • rubbish
  • rummage
  • scraps
  • sundries
  • sundry items
  • this and that
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