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- n. A person who disposes of scraps.
- n. A person who fights doggedly, who exhibits indomitable will.
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- n. someone who fights (or is fighting)
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Gunrunner, blackbirder, smuggler, pirate, pearler, or what have you, but always a scrapper from the word go, with a constant hankering to bounce his enormous fists offa somebody's conk.
Al was a battler and a brawler and a scrapper from the day he first stepped in as a
Al was a battler and a brawler and a scrapper from the day he first stepped in as a Green
I may try to make her later, although she was a broadsword scrapper and scrappers aren't my favorites ...
The Nuggets will rally with conviction around Karl, who was known as a scrapper in his playing days and who had surgery for prostate cancer five years ago, but there is grave concern around the league.
He was a born "scrapper," and never so happy as when annoying others.
I had my rogue set in a preset "scrapper" arrangement and I personally controlled our witch, Morrigan, because I like to micro-manage her crowd control spells.
I don't really know what "scrapper" means, but still, he's a scrapper.
TheMelvin: All right, well how do you personally define "scrapper"? bud_is_wiser: I'm picturing a middle infielder.
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