from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as scavagery.


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  • She gathered her child up as some adoring old buzzard might cuddle her nestling and impart choice ideals of scavengery.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes 1914

  • "Mr. Chusid [is] known to fans of musical scavengery as the chief force behind the rediscoveries of the music of Esquivel and Raymond Scott, and the author of" Songs in the Key of Z, "about outsider musicians". dc pat

    WFMU's recent playlists 2008

  • "It has been established," the words came precisely, "that the Fifth Interplanetary Bank perpetrated upon you a gross swindle, and that it is further guilty of practicing scavengery, deception, blackmail and was accessory in a criminal conspiracy.

    The Weapon Shops of Isher Van Vogt, A. E. 1951


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