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Main Entry: 1scrap
Pronunciation: 'skrap
Function: noun
Usage: often attributive
Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse skrap scraps; akin to Old Norse skrapa to scrape
Date: 14th century
1 plural : fragments of discarded or leftover food
2 a : a small detached piece <a scrap of paper> b : a fragment of something written, printed, or spoken <scraps of conversation> c : the least bit <not a scrap of evidence>
3 plural : CRACKLINGS
4 a : fragments of stock removed in manufacturing b : manufactured articles or parts rejected or discarded and useful only as material for reprocessing; especially : waste and discarded metal