scavage

Related to scavage: scavenge

scavage

(ˈskævɪdʒ)
n
1. a toll charged of merchant strangers by mayors or towns on goods offered or sold in their districts
2. refuse or rubbish collected from roads
3. the completion of the responsibilities of a scavager or street cleaner
vb (tr)
archaic to scavenge
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[Some] compete with wild animals for what they can scavage" Azania by comparison seems a harmless paradise.
And for just $1,100, we can fund a livestock project that eliminates a family's need to scavage. Not everyone can afford to make a donation of that size, but by combining smaller gifts we can still reach those goals.