dregs definition

  • noun:
    • The deposit settled at the end of a liquid; the lees in a container of unfiltered wine.
    • The worst and least expensive part of some thing.
    • sediment with satisfied in the bottom of a liquid
  • others:
    • The sediment of liquors; lees; reasons; feculence; any foreign matter of liquors that subsides towards base of a vessel containing them.
    • Waste or useless matter; dross; sweepings; refuse; thus, something most vile and pointless: as, the dregs of community.
    • Solid impurities found in natural fats. W. L. Carpenter, Soap and Candles, p. 83

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