Definition of "sweepings" []

  • (noun) That which is swept up.
  • (noun) Plural form of sweeping.

Use "sweepings" in a sentence

  • "* Jean (Dale Arden) Rogers was beautiful, competent, and charming in Let's Make Music, a real pile of carpet-sweepings from a Hollywood cutting-room floor -- featuring popular bandleader Bob Crosby."
  • "Glory be to God! "said Mrs. Darcy, appealing to an imaginary audience," he calls the sweepings of the altar, and the clane ashes, dirt."
  • "Nitre is found in Bengal naturally crystallized, and is swept by brooms from earths and stones, and thence called sweepings of nitre."

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