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  • noun Plural form of scourer.


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  • If we talk about it enough in great enough detail, their scourers of the internet would head somewhere like here first.

    How Are The First Two Iron Man 2 Photos Connected? | /Film 2009

  • They are by far the most effective pot and pan scourers.

    Affordable Gifts 2006

  • Given £12,000, James scourers local suppliers while Hollie visits the National Wedding Show, Birmingham NEC to reveal to the audience her dream dress and venue.

    The National Wedding Show TV Favourite Thatsnews 2008

  • Plumbing firms say blockages in the ailing water system have worsened due to the use of sand and soil as household scourers.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2005

  • I got out the heavy duty scourers and the rubber gloves, and it was soooo bad that by the time the oven was ready to rinse (ie. 2 hours later!!), I had only succeeded in cleaning the middle bars on both racks, and my wrists and shoulders were absolutely killing me.

    sheepdip Diary Entry sheepdip 2003

  • B.C. 354, the censors laid down rules for regulating the manner of washing dresses, and we learn from the digests of the Roman law that scourers were compelled to use the greatest care not to lose or to confound property.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • These are matters of consideration for wool scourers.

    The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics Franklin Beech

  • Some scourers use the same liquor, but it is better to use fresh liquors, after which it is washed in the same machine with water two or three times.

    The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics Franklin Beech

  • This theatrical traveller has also left orders with Mr. Hall [428] to send the faded rainbow to the scourers, and when it comes home, to despatch it after him.

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899 George A. Aitken

  • An old method of purifying water, which is still used by some silk and wool scourers, is to boil the water with a little soap, skimming off the surface as it boils.

    Vegetable Dyes Being a Book of Recipes and Other Information Useful to the Dyer Ethel M. Mairet


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