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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
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- 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-endamend, append, apprehend, ascend, attend, befriend, bend, blend, blende, commend, comprehend, condescend, contend, defriend, depend, emend, end, expend, extend, fend, forfend, friend, impend, interdepend, lend, mend, misapprehend, misspend, offend, on-trend, Oostende, Ostend, perpend, portend, rend, reprehend, send, spend, subtend, suspend, tail end, tend, transcend, trend, underspend, unfriend, upend, vend, weekend, wend
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