the useful remnants of a crop that can be gathered from the field after harvesting
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How to use gleanings in a sentence
He has done better than any other among the witnesses of Lucifer in his gleanings from Éliphas Lévi.Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
In going over the ground surveyed by him and by many other scholars I have been able to add but slight gleanings of my own.Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance | Donald Lemen Clark
The Journal grows dry and devoid of dramatic interest, and our gleanings from it will be few.George Fox | George Fox
With a dip into a volume called Days of the Spinning Wheel, we bring our old-time gleanings to a close.Literary Byways | William Andrews
Any one who wishes it can find the estimates set out in detail in the third and seventh volumes of "The gleanings."