Examples from the Web for leavings
That she would put up with the refuse of the rope, the leavings of the cord?The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb|Charles Lamb
The jackal follows the lion to pick up his leavings, but his eating them does not make him a lion.
To sweeten a lucky star means that a sad way to sweep together the leavings is the one way to continue favor.Geography and Plays|Gertrude Stein
They were sometimes even allowed in the courts of the houses, where they ate the leavings from the table.The Bible Story|Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Meanwhile Mr. Teaser's labours increased considerably, what with the constant lettings and leavings and watchings for "slopings."Ask Momma|R. S. Surtees