offscourings

offscourings

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  • Purgament — Pur ga*ment, n. [L. purgamentum offscourings, washings, expiatory sacrifice. See {Purge}.] 1. That which is excreted; excretion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A cathartic; a purgative. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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