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  • noun Plural form of scab.

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Examples

  • What was my muscles good for with no head to run 'em, -- sluggin 'scabs, beatin' up lodgers, an 'crookin' the elbow over a bar.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • Just to be clear, shooting or stabbing workers for being scabs is wrong, terrible, and criminal.

    Matthew Yglesias » Economists for an Employee Free Choice Act

  • They brought in scabs and thugs, called in the guard and then,

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Bring in scabs, in other words, a worker called out.

    Colossus

  • The time from the beginning of the rash to the formation of scabs is about two weeks.

    Smallpox Vaccine

  • Bring in scabs, in other words, a worker called out.

    Colossus

  • They are both covered in scabs and I found blood all over the sheets near my feet, not to mention a small puddle and smeared trail on the bedroom floor.

    Another Dollop

  • They are both covered in scabs and I found blood all over the sheets near my feet, not to mention a small puddle and smeared trail on the bedroom floor.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • What was my muscles good for with no head to run 'em, -- sluggin 'scabs, beatin' up lodgers, an 'crookin' the elbow over a bar.

    Chapter 21

  • Soon, scores of vans and buses filled with replacement workers-what more than 500 locked-out workers call "scabs" - will be shuttled in and out of the gates.

    LabourStart

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