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/ (skræn) /


slang food; provisions
bad scran to Irish dialect bad luck to

Nearby words

scramble, scrambled egg, scrambled eggs, scrambler, scramjet, scran, scrannel, scranton, scrap, scrap heap, scrap iron

Word Origin for scran

C18: of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for scran

  • 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