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scour

prolonged diarrhoea in livestock, esp cattle

scour

[′skau̇·ər]
(geology)

scour

The erosion of a concrete surface, exposing the aggregate.
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In 1956, 28 wool-scouring companies belonging to the New Zealand Wool Scourers Association formed Lanolin Trading to market their production of wool grease.
He checked her email to her girlfriend, and found she was asking Lea for old scourers, any colour.
She punched and kicked the dad of four, stamped on his head and body, tightened a scarf around his neck and forced scourers into his throat, shutting his airway.
I go in under the guise of getting one or two sensible things - normally kitchen foil, scourers or bin bags - and come out with eight bags of novelty photo frames and perfumed tealights.
Items made of paper, wood, plastic, pan scourers, even broken glass - it felt like I'd stumbled on a weird version of Take Hart.
The skill involved in grading the fleeces was outstanding and the work done by the scourers and spinners was first rate," she said.
Under the agreement, FHP will market a full line of innovative clothes drying and airing products under its Vileda brand, which now includes mops, brushware, cleaning cloths, scourers and gloves.
Domestic scourers will dull or discolour plastic or vinyl surfaces, leaving them damaged beyond repair.
The company currently oversees the production of more than 50 products including all-purpose cloths and wipes, scourers and sponges, microfiber cloths, glass and window cleaners, floor cleaners, dusting cloths, car care cloths, and skin care items.
Garnet feeders, teasers, spinners, ring spinners, rag pullers, rag feeders, rag cutters, warehouse workers, scourers, weavers.
An average of nine people a week have required treatment or assistance having ingested objects, with coins, beads, toys, chunks of metal and sponge scourers also removed.