Sentence Examples


  • They are descendants of feudal days when the mercantile element, being counted as the dregs of the population, lost its self-respect.
  • RANTERS, an antinomian and spiritualistic English sect in the time of the Commonwealth, who may be described as the dregs of the Seeker movement.
  • In the war with Pisa he had observed the insubordination and untrustworthiness of soldiers gathered from the dregs of different districts, serving under egotistical and irresponsible commanders.
  • Ant., loc. cit.) to cause any but the dregs of the populace to incur defilement by living in a place thus unclean.
  • But the appetite for power of the "less people" and the dregs of the populace was whetted rather than satisfied by the installation of the riformatori in the principal posts of authority.