any of certain horsetails, especially Equisetum hyemale, used for scouring and polishing.
any of several horsetails, esp Equisetum hyemale, that have rough-ridged stems and were formerly used for scouring and polishing
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. dirt or refuse removed by scouring. 2. refuse removed from grain. plural noun 1. the residue left after cleaning grain 2. residue that remains after scouring
noun, British Nautical. 1. a baked dish or stew made usually with meat and hardtack. noun 1. (Liverpool, dialect) a stew made from left-over meat noun 1. Also called Scouser. a person who lives in or comes from Liverpool 2. the dialect spoken by such a person adjective 3. of or from Liverpool; Liverpudlian
noun 1. a soldier, warship, airplane, etc., employed in reconnoitering. 2. a person sent out to obtain information. 3. Sports. a person who observes and reports on the techniques, players, etc., of opposing teams. a person sent out by a team to observe and recommend new talent for recruitment. 4. a talent scout, as in […]
noun 1. a fast, lightly-armored military vehicle equipped with guns and used chiefly for reconnaissance. noun 1. a fast lightly armoured vehicle used for reconnaissance