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Etymology 1

Noun

Singular
scrap

Plural
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scrap ({{{1}}})
  1. A (small) leftover piece.
    I found a scrap of cloth to patch the hole.
  2. (usually plural) leftover food.
    Give the scraps to the dogs and watch them fight.
  3. Discarded material (especially metal), junk.
    That car isn't good for anything but scrap.
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Verb

Infinitive
to scrap

Third person singular
scrap

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to scrap (third-person singular simple present scrap, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. to discard
  2. to scrapbook; to create scrapbooks

Etymology 2

Noun

scrap (plural: scraps)

  1. A fight, tussle, skirmish.
    We got in a little scrap over who should pay the bill.
  2. (slang) Sureño gangster
    Watchout for those scraps; they're dangerous!

Verb

Infinitive
to scrap

Third person singular
scrap

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to scrap (third-person singular simple present scrap, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. to fight

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