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  • n. Plural form of scion.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It is advisable to label scions before they are stored to avoid the confusion that will result if they are mixed.

    Growing Nuts in the North A Personal Story of the Author's Experience of 33 Years with Nut Culture in Minnesota and Wisconsin

  • Sherlockians in and around the city can also choose from smaller local groups, referred to as scions, such as the Long Island Cave Dwellers, the Three Garridebs of Westchester, the Montague Street Lodgers of Brooklyn, as well as the Epilogues of Sherlock Holmes and Mrs. Hudson's Cliff Dwellers, both in New Jersey.

    The Case of the Sherlock Convention

  • Some of the suspects are regional scions, meaning the Ocampo effort is more of a persecution than prosecution in the eyes of their supporters.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • But as scions of the political aristocracy carve out lucrative roles in business and embrace the trappings of wealth, their increasingly high profile is raising uncomfortable questions for a party that justifies its monopoly on power by pointing to its origins as a movement of workers and peasants.

    Children of the Revolution

  • Tuition was $14,000 a year: some of the stupidest and laziest kids were scions of Billionaires (Yes, “B” as Billionaire).

    They aren’t ‘A’ students. | RedState

  • A bucket of water to be brought, an extra armful of wood to be chopped, the dishes to be washed and wiped, a search to be made through the outfit for some suddenly indispensable article, -- and these two effete scions of civilization discovered sprains or blisters requiring instant attention.

    In a Far Country

  • These promising scions of wealthy progenitors had come to the

    The Priestly Prerogative

  • She played in front of the Concourse hoi polloi — councilmen, department-store moguls, savings-bank scions, even the borough president.

    Lorelei

  • Dissolute scions hidden in villas, nymphomaniac wives, a feral child, killers, schemers, louche scamps, virtual saints and "Da Vinci Code"-type plotters—these and dozens more cross Zen's path and test his ability to stay true to his moral values.

    Zen and the Bar of Motorcycles

  • He returned and bought a property he dubbed GoldenEye four years later – in the dying days of the British Empire, when the north shore of Jamaica teemed with scions of wealthy British families and American celebrities like Errol Flynn.

    Ian Fleming Airport, Jamaica's Third, Jamaica opens new airport named for Ian Fleming

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