gleaning

[glee-ning]
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Origin of gleaning

First recorded in 1400–50, gleaning is from the late Middle English word glenynge. See glean, -ing1
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gleanings

pl n
  1. the useful remnants of a crop that can be gathered from the field after harvesting
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