Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types
Ezekiel 24:6 (a) This describes the evil character of the leaders of Jerusalem (the "top" ones). whose lives were wretched and filthy. Some translators think that the Hebrew word here means "rust." (See Ezekiel 24:11-12).
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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Scum'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wdt/s/scum.html. 1957.