scarry

1
[skahr-ee]

Origin of scarry

1
First recorded in 1645–55; scar1 + -y1

scarry

2
[skahr-ee]
adjective
  1. full of precipitous, rocky places.

Origin of scarry

2
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at scar2, -y1

Scarry

[skahr-ee]
noun
  1. Richard McClure,1919–94, U.S. author and illustrator of children's books.
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