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scrag-end Line breaks: scrag-end

Definition of scrag-end in English:

noun

[mass noun] British
The inferior end of a neck of mutton: scrag-end of mutton figurative his story of out-of-work actors at the scrag-end of the 1960s
More example sentences
  • They pay less because they're doing a serious job in the scrag-ends of the planet to stop people from dying from extreme dehydration.
  • For how long can farmers continue to be left the scrag-end when it comes to payments?

Words that rhyme with scrag-end

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