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It was not so easy to fill the empty berth in the forecastle, even from the offscourings of the docks.

There were also present one or two reporters, and a posse of the offscourings of Stoneleigh small-boydom.

At first the Christians were the miserable offscourings of society, slaves, criminals, and lunatics.

Were they not sectaries, fanatics, visionaries, the very offscourings of human nature?

The place was thronged with the offscourings of Paris, and Hervagault found himself in congenial quarters.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to offscourings, such as: debris, rubbish, scrap, trash, dreck, and dregs.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.