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  • n. An instrument for taking off scum
  • n. excrement, scumber
  • n. A supporter of Southampton F.C..
  • v. scumber

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Excrement; scumber.
  • n. An instrument for taking off scum; a skimmer.
  • intransitive v. To scumber.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who scums; an implement used in skimming; specifically, an instrument used for removing the scum of liquids; a skimmer.
  • n. Same as scumber.
  • n. Same as scum-cock.


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  • I hope this scummer spends plenty of time in jail too.

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