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offal

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Etymology

A combination of off + fall attested from the late 14th century. Compare Middle Dutch afval and German Abfall.

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Noun

Singular
offal

Plural
-

offal (-)
  1. The rejected or waste parts of a butchered animal.
  2. The internal organs of an animal other than a bird, these organs being used as food.
  3. A dead body.
  4. Carrion.
  5. That which is thrown away as worthless or unfit for use; refuse; rubbish.

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