Definition of 'dreg'
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The days of struggling to get the last dregs of shampoo could soon be over. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dregs of humanity strewn around me. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The dregs of last night's bottle of red wine prompted this comforting meal in a bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But are there on-trend bargains to be found or just last season's dregs? The Sun (2015)The patio doors are open, the sun is dipping behind the houses, the last dregs of wine are being savoured and sniffed endlessly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of dreg from the Collins English Dictionary
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