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Scrap


SCRAP, noun [from scrape.]

1. A small piece; properly something scraped off, but used for any thing cut off; a fragment; a crumb; as scraps of meat.

2. A part; a detached piece; as scraps of history or poetry; scraps of antiquity; scraps of authors.

3. A small piece of paper. [If used for script, it is improper.]