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scour

(skour)
n.
scours(used with a sing. or pl. verb) Diarrhea in livestock.

scour′er n.

scour, scours

1. the chemical and physical cleaning of fleece wool.
2. diarrhea.

dietetic scour
see dietary diarrhea.
peat scour
see secondary nutritional copper deficiency.
scour weed
scour worm
includes the genera Trichostrongylus, Ostertagia, Cooperia and Nematodirus spp.
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Spent ages scrubbing with bleach and scourer and was left with raw skin and Frankenstein brows.
Hose down the structure with a forceful jet of water and then use a safe cleaning product and a non-abrasive scourer specifically recommended for cleaning glass.
They will be dragged to the cinema to sit through the latest HP movie, they will be forced to part with their hard-earned cash to buy the latest over-hyped, over-priced merchandise - the Quidditch broom loo brush and the special Hogwarts pan scourer.
48 Save time when preparing carrots by scrubbing them with a clean pan scourer.
Never use a scourer or abrasive cleaners on a polished surface.
So if it gets scratched, you can just sand the surface down, give it a final polish with a kitchen scourer and you would never know it had been marked.
The scourer tip is great, too, and really gets stuck into stubborn marks.
Hose down the structure with a forceful jet of water and then use a safe cleaning products such as Citrox and a non-abrasive scourer specifically recommended for cleaning glass.
99, Philip & Tacey; pots of pink and blue paint; 3M Art and Hobby spray adhesive, from art and craft shops; checked fabric; a silk flower; a white candle; a nylon pan scourer.
Experts developing powerful anti-MRSA antibiotics produced by bacteria found the microbes only feel at home on the surface of a particular brand of kitchen sponge scourer.