What does the word offal mean?

Usage examples for offal

  1. These can be cultivated by placing offal in a tin can, and keeping it where it will be safe from rats or mice and inoffensive to the nostrils of passersby. – Healthful Sports for Boys by Alfred Rochefort
  2. I will not take you for a husband, for you have a high forehead, broad temples, a long beard and a big beak, and will give me offal to eat. – Eskimo Folktales by Unknown
  3. Every foreign grain of dust can here he easily distinguished and removed, and there is a strong probability that the offal of civilization is here nearly wholly wanting. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold