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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for frass
The sound of the falling frass from the thousands of caterpillars resembles a shower of rain.
Generally underneath the tree will be found the frass, or ejectamenta, of the caterpillar.The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
British Dictionary definitions for frass
/ (fræs) /
excrement or other refuse left by insects and insect larvae
Word Origin for frass
C19: from German, from fressen to devour
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