15 Metaphors for scrap

He said that kitchen scraps were "no good for laying pullets."

The scrap of paper purporting to be a copy of the marriage certificate, and the clergyman's pretended letter, were mere forgeries, having about them no evidence or probability of truth.

The scraps, when brown, shriveled and crisp, are then "Greben," and are served hot or cold.

We western allies know to-day what is involved in making bargains with governments that do not stand for their peoples; we have had all our Russian deal, for example, repudiated and thrust back upon our hands; and it is clearly in his mind, as it must be in the minds of all reasonable men, that no mere "scrap of paper," with just a monarch's or a chancellor's endorsement, is a good enough earnest of fellowship in the league.

Don't you see how the crest drops over on one side, and that scrap of pinewhich is really a huge gaunt thing a hundred years oldslants out from it with just a tuft of green at the very tip, like an old feather stuck in jauntily?"

Because every little ever and anon, thin scraps of talk float in from your cookfire in the yardand there's a heap of it about ropes and lynching, for instance.

[The scrap was the Fallacy "That we Should Lie Down with the Lamb," which has perhaps the rarest quality of the series.

Now this scrap is by no menus a fair average specimen of Mr. Smith's verse.

Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past; which are devoured As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done: perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery.

A scrap of a magazine was a treasure.

Herself again a wifea motherlovingly watchful of her children, ever careful that they should have a childhood of the mind no less than a childhood of the body, as knowing it to be an even more beautiful thing, and a possession any hoarded scrap of which is a blessing and happiness to the wisest?

Many females have pretty musical notes that they give when about the nest, and some scraps of song; one or two are quite good musicians, but the great chorus comes from the males.

Every scrap of local defence would, in proportion to its amount, be a diminution of the offensive defence.

Such scraps of silly gossip are not biography; they may do for tea-table chit-chat, but show very feebly in the place where one looks for something like a philosophical criticism on the mind of so extraordinary a man as Shelley.

Her scraps of science are rather good fun.'

15 Metaphors for  scrap