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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
leavingsleav‧ings /ˈliːvɪŋz/ noun [plural] old-fashioned  DFthings that are left because people do not want them
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leavingsA delicacy made from fried chicken skin and other assorted leavings.Humble houses were cobbled together from leavings stuccoed over and painted in pastel tones of pink, ochre and yellow.The main leavings from meals were bones.The fried rice leavings seemed a year and a half ago.I get scraps of autobiography, the leavings of tragedy.
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