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Scourer

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Noun

1. scourer

someone who cleanses by scouring

2. scourer

someone who travels widely and energetically

Example Sentences:
'he was a scourer of the seven seas'

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Scourer

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verb
1. 
to clean or polish (a surface) by washing and rubbing, as with an abrasive cloth
2. 
to remove dirt from or have the dirt removed from
3. (transitive)
to clear (a channel) by the force of water; flush
4. (transitive)
to remove by or as if by rubbing
5. (intransitive)
(of livestock, esp cattle) to have diarrhoea
6. (transitive)
to cause (livestock) to purge their bowels
7. (transitive)
to wash (wool) to remove wax, suint, and other impurities
noun
8. 
the act of scouring
9. 
the place scoured, esp by running water
10. 
something that scours, such as a cleansing agent
11. (often plural)
prolonged diarrhoea in livestock, esp cattle
verb
1. 
to range over (territory), as in making a search
2. 
to move swiftly or energetically over (territory)

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Scourer

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verb transitive
1. 
to clean or polish by vigorous rubbing, as with abrasives, soap and water, etc.; make clean and bright
2. 
to remove dirt and grease from (wool, etc.)
3. 
a. 
to wash or clear as by a swift current of water; flush
b. 
to wash away, or remove in this way
4. 
to clear the intestines of; purge
5. 
to clean (wheat)
6. 
to remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
verb intransitive
7. 
to clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
8. 
to become clean and bright by being scoured
noun
9. 
the act of scouring
10. 
a cleansing agent used in scouring
11. 
a scoured place, as a part of a channel where mud has been washed away
12.  [usually pl., with sing. v.]
dysentery in cattle, etc.
verb transitive
1. 
to pass over quickly, or range over or through, as in search or pursuit
to scour a town for an escaped convict
verb intransitive
2. 
to run or range about, as in search or pursuit

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Scourer

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v. scoured, scour·ing, scours
v.tr.
1.
a. To clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously: scour a dirty oven.
b. To remove by scrubbing: scour grease from a pan.
2. To remove dirt or grease from (cloth or fibers) by means of a detergent.
3. To clean (wheat) before the milling process.
4. To clear (an area) by freeing of weeds or other vegetation.
5. To clear (a channel or pipe) by flushing.
v.intr.
1. To scrub something in order to clean or polish it.
2. To have diarrhea. Used of livestock.
n.
1. A scouring action or effect.
2. A place that has been scoured, as by flushing with water.
3. A cleansing agent for wool.
4. scours (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Diarrhea in livestock.
v. scoured, scour·ing, scours
v.tr.
1. To search through or over thoroughly: The detective scoured the scene of the crime for clues.
2. To range over (an area) quickly and energetically.
v.intr.
1. To range over or about an area, especially in a search.
2. To move swiftly; scurry.

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