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scourer (plural scourers)
- A tool used to scour, usually used to clean cookwares.
- 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.
- In those days of highwaymen and scourers. — Macaulay.