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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈskaʊɹə/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈskaʊɹəɹ/
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scourer (plural scourers)
- A tool used to scour, usually used to clean cookware.
- A scourer may be in the form of a mesh (ball) of wires, a flat piece of a rough fabric, or a pad with a soft sponge-like side and a more abrasive side.
- Agent noun of scour; a person who scours.
- (obsolete) A rover or footpad; a prowling robber.
- 1849–1861, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 11, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (please specify |volume=I to V), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323:
- in those days of highwaymen and scourers