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scoffings

noun

Food; meals: A hard town for ''scoffings'' (1892+ Hoboes)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • But their responses are not always well timed, and the notes of the jackdaw sound uncommonly like the scoffings of the ribald.

    The Hardy Country Charles G. Harper
  • The animosity of his enemies was such that they followed his remains with scoffings and insults on its way to the grave.

    The Abolitionists John F. Hume
  • New inventions of warfare changed the scoffings in Europe into alarm for their own security.

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