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scrape

A slang expression for a property with improvements that should be bulldozed because they detract from the value of the land.Example: “That old shopping center is a scrape.”

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It happened just about the time at which we have now arrived, and was the first of a series of scrapes into which our hero managed now to tumble.
East wouldn't get into so many scrapes without him.
But now I never feel sure, after any half-holiday, that I shan't have to flog one of them next morning, for some foolish, thoughtless scrape.
Tom, still red with shame at being caught in such a scrape, left Fanny to her tears, and went manfully away to find the injured Polly, and confess his manifold transgressions.
The scent can be used throughout the entire season by placing on a scent drag leading to your treestand or applied directly to early scrapes.
These rubs tend to be more in line with the communication hubs that consistently worked scrapes in high deer activity locations often become.
Designed for effective use during the entire deer season, Tink's Hot Shot[R] Power a powerful synthetic buck lure that conditions deer to return to a particular scrape, The fine mist can be sprayed over natural or mock scrapes, and on overhanging branches above scrapes.
It provides a framework baseline for intelligent distributed scrapes as well as the ability to conduct time-limited web crawls.
You'll hear mythology about scrapes, so we went to James Kelly, Assistant Deer Management Program Coordinator for the FWC, to get the real story on scrapes.
First, scout out a few areas where you have seen scrapes in the past or, even better, are already seeing them pop up.
HPV is detected at a very high frequency by PCR (close to 100%) in these kinds of patients taking cervical scrapes as the source of template DNA.
Four out of five visits for sports injuries were for treatment of bruises, sprains and strains, arm fractures, or cuts and scrapes to the head, neck, or chest, the report said.