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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dregs, settlings(noun)

    sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

Wiktionary

  1. dregs(Noun)

    (collectively) The sediment settled at the bottom of a liquid; the lees in a container of unfiltered wine.

  2. dregs(Noun)

    The worst and lowest part of something.

    the dregs of society

  3. Origin: From dregg

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dregs

    dregz, n.pl. impurities in liquor that fall to the bottom, the grounds: dross: the vilest part of anything.—ns. Dreg′giness, Dreg′gishness.—adj. Dreg′gy, containing dregs: muddy: foul. [Prob. Scand.; Ice. dreggjar.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dregs in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dregs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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