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Employee who (1) continues to work during strike action at the place of work, (2) accepts work where strike action is going on, (3) takes work in a non-union shop or (4) under non-union conditions where a union is trying to organize a unit. Also called black leg.

Use 'scab' in a Sentence

I hurt my leg the other day by falling on the ground and today I noticed that I had a scab on my knee from the incident.
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If your company ever goes on strike it is important to not be a scab if you want to have a good reputation with your peers.
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When John skinned his knee learning how to skateboard, it bled for a little while, but then it formed a scab and for the rest of the week he kept picking at the scab and making the scrape bleed again.
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