Definition of Scavengers

1. Noun. (plural of scavenger) ¹

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Definition of Scavengers

1. scavenger [n] - See also: scavenger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scavengers

scauring
scaurs
scaury
scavage
scavager
scavagers
scavages
scavenge
scavenged
scavenger
scavenger's daughter
scavenger's daughters
scavenger cell
scavenger hunt
scavenger hunts
scavengers (current term)
scavenges
scavenging
scaw
scaws
scawtite
scawtites
scazon
scazons
scazontes
sce.
sceat
sceats
sceatt
sceattas

Literary usage of Scavengers

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1. Political Murder and Reform in Colombia: The Violence Continues by Juan E. Méndez, Americas Watch Committee (U.S.) (1992)
"A survivor of an attack on some ten refuse scavengers led police to the discovery of eleven corpses — showing signs of having been badly beaten — on the ..."

2. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Narula (1999)
"46 of 1993)* [5th June, 1993] An Act to provide for the prohibition of employment of manual scavengers as well as construction or continuance of dry ..."

3. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"scavengers and their families work (and in some cases live) in landfills and ... Estimates of the number of scavengers in Mexico vary from 25 000 to over 30 ..."

4. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1848)
"... scavengers, and dustmen, the results of which I now propose to lay before the Society, grew out of this local inquiry. ..."

5. Municipal Sanitation in the United States by Charles Value Chapin (1900)
"The work of scavengers is regulated in most cities by ... The power to license scavengers and otherwise to regulate the cleaning of vaults is undoubtedly ..."

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