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scrape the bottom of the barrelTo use the least desirable parts of something.Rate it:

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Scrape the Bottle of the BarrelTo make use of something from leftover and off cuts. To be left to choose from scrap or residueRate it:

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bow and scrapeTo behave in a servile, obsequious, or excessively polite manner.Rate it:

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scrape offTo remove something by a scraping action.Rate it:

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scrape togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts , from various sources, with some difficulty.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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scrape alongto barely be able to surviveRate it:

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scrape byTo only afford the essentials; to barely sustain oneself.Rate it:

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scrape throughTo marginally manage to progress.Rate it:

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scrape upto collect together by scrapingRate it:

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scrape upto gather together something neededRate it:

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barrelA jar. 1 Kings xvii. 12.Rate it:

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barrelA metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.Rate it:

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barrelA round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.Rate it:

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barrelA solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case.Rate it:

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barrelA tube.Rate it:

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barrelA waste receptacle.Rate it:

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barrelA wave that breaks with a hollow compartment.Rate it:

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barrelThe hollow basal part of a feather.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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barrelThe ribs and belly of a horse or pony.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsA toy in the shape of a barrel that emits sounds of laughter.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsThat which is enjoyable or entertaining.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsThat which is immature, embarrassing, or disgraceful.Rate it:

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barrel of monkeysSomething very funny or amusing.Rate it:

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like shooting fish in a barrelExtremely easy.Rate it:

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lock, stock and barrelA thing in its entirety, with nothing omitted.Rate it:

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Lock, Stock, and BarrelTo mean the whole thingRate it:

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over a barrelIn a disadvantageous or helpless situation, in which one may be controlled or victimized.Rate it:

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Over a BarrelIn a helpless position, in a dilemma, at someone’s mercyRate it:

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Rotten Apple Spoils the BarrelSomething bad spoils everything or someone bad can spoil othersRate it:

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bet one's bottom dollarto be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.Rate it:

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smooth as a baby's bottomextremely smooth.Rate it:

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soft as a baby's bottomextremely soft (not rough)Rate it:

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rock bottomThe very lowest possible level.Rate it:

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at bottomReally, basically, fundamentally.Rate it:

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bottom bitchA particularly submissive sex partner, especially a gay maleRate it:

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bottom bitchThe most successful and alpha female (or beta male) in a prostitution ringRate it:

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bottom edgeUsed other than as an idiom: see bottom, edge.Rate it:

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bottom edgeThe edge of a bat closest to the ground.Rate it:

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bottom edgeA deflection of a ball off of the bottom edge of a bat, onto the ground and potentially into the wicket.Rate it:

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bottom edgeTo hit the ball with the bottom edge of the bat.Rate it:

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bottom falls outSaid about a collapseRate it:

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bottom feederA fish or other aquatic creature that feeds off the bottom of its habitat; a flatfish.Rate it:

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bottom feederA person who operates amidst or thrives on the unwholesome things in a society; one who takes advantage of the misfortune of others.Rate it:

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bottom fishingFishing with bait, lines, and other gear used to catch aquatic creatures which inhabit the lowest regions of a body of water, including a seabed or riverbed.Rate it:

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bottom fishingBuying, or seeking opportunities to buy, investment securities or other valuable properties at a time when markets are depressed and prices are low.Rate it:

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bottom handUsed other than as an idiom: see bottom, hand.Rate it:

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bottom handWith a standard batting grip, the hand placed further down the handle of the bat; the batsman's dominant hand, providing most power to a shot.Rate it:

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