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Parf of speech: Noun, OED Year: 1642, OED Evaluation: NA

Something which is or may be picked or picked up; the amount picked; a scrap. In pl.: gleanings of fruit, remaining scraps of food, or portions of anything worth picking up or appropriating. Freq. with modifying word, as fine, slim, small, etc.

'Cause the one dump was only th-- three-miles out-of-town and used to be able to go in there and pick big tomatoes and cucumbers and-that because the seeds would start growing eh. Oh yeah. Good pickings up there (laughs). You can never fail at a dump.
A room in a house normally used to receive or entertain guests.