/ (skræn) /
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slang food; provisions
bad scran to Irish dialect bad luck to
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for scran
C18: of unknown origin
Words nearby scran
scramble, scrambled egg, scrambled eggs, scrambler, scramjet, scran, scrannel, Scranton, scrap, scrapbook, scrape
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How to use scran in a sentence
But the same man set great store by that same baste—bad scran to her!Adrift in the Ice-Fields|Charles W. Hall
The Phaynix Park is all cram-full o' coal that the Castle folks won't allow us to dig, bad scran to them!Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The student will note that the infinitive (scran) is here employed as a present participle after a verb of motion (cwman).Anglo-Saxon Grammar and Exercise Book|C. Alphonso Smith
And old Turkey has been putting the screws on me all term, bad scran to him.For the Honor of the School|Ralph Henry Barbour
She's thinking of nothing but to get me out there again to be wounded so that she may spend my pension, bad scran to her!O'Flaherty V. C.|George Bernard Shaw